Its shocking, Bob Diamond and I have something in common
Gilberd School and Sixth Form College, Colchester; University of Birmingham; St George’s Hospital, London; University of Leeds; Open University
Biology, Medicine, Law
Junior doctor at St James’ Hospital, Leeds
Histopathologist at Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel
Barts Health NHS Trust
Favourite thing to do in science Being a detective
I find out how people died – I’m having a bad day when my patient does wake up.
My Typical Day
I do post mortems in the morning and cut up specimens from surgery. In the afternoons I am at the microscope looking at slides.
What I'd do with the money
I would come to your school to talk about my work and do microscope demonstrations.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
daydreamer, eccentric, ipod-fiend
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
Saving a life
Were you ever in trouble at school?
All gas taps on fire in science class
Who is your favourite singer or band?
at the moment Janelle Monae
What is the most fun thing you've done?
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
A garden, a cat, a trip into space
Tell us a joke.
Many people cry when they chop onions – the trick is not to form an emotional bond