Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Glasgow
Associate Tutor in Education, University of Glasgow
Royal Academy of Engineering Connecting STEM Teachers Co-ordinator
A highly qualified Chemistry and Education Specialist with extensive experience in Education, Academic Research, Industry and Public Engagement. An award winning STEM Co-ordinator, she has implemented numerous education linked initiatives. Passionate about Science and working with people allied to an inherent intuitiveness for understanding and engaging with young people to inspire and excite them regarding the opportunities that STEM subjects offer as a career choice. An accomplished conference presenter, writer, teacher and lecturer with a natural expertise in co-ordinating links between Schools, Industry, Universities, Government and the Public that promote Chemistry and STEM to support teachers and students.
She led the largest number of Baccalaureate in Science projects (14). As Royal Society of Chemistry Education Co-ordinator (Scotland) she developed a strategic programme to support the STEM Ambassador Programme. While Curriculum Development Officer for Highland she initiated the Highland STEM Strategy involving senior pupils leading learning in Primary (now the YSL Programme). As Primary Science Development Officer for Highland she initiated Astrobiology for Primary schools involving Edinburgh University.
Currently a Teacher Co-ordinator (Scotland) for the Royal Academy of Engineering, lecturer in the School of Chemistry, College of Science and Engineering and Associate Tutor in the School of Education, University of Glasgow.