PhD student, Department of Chemistry, University of Nottingham
BBSRC-funded CSaP policy intern (April 2017 - July 2017)
Paul began a three month internship with the Centre for Science and Policy in April 2017. He is a third year PhD student at the Centre for Doctoral Training in sustainable Chemistry based at the University of Nottingham. His PhD is focused on using vibrational spectroscopy combined with multivariate analysis to analyse the metabolic processes of synthetically engineered microbes. Specifically Paul works with the Nottingham Synthetic Biology Research Centre to study gas fermenting bacteria.
Paul is originally from Belfast and obtained his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Nottingham.