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Lecturer in Security and Public Policy, University of Bath

I am currently a Lecturer in the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath.

I have worked on a number of projects which have examined the implications of biological and chemical innovation for international security. Most recently, this has included the Biochemical Security 2030 Project ( I also worked as a Wellcome funded research fellow at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology in 2013.

In 2014 I completed a PhD on the governance of the security implications of cutting-edge biotechnology. I hold an MA in Biotechnological Law and Ethics (University of Sheffield, 2009) and have a dual undergraduate background in Biology and Politics (Aston University, 2008).

I work a range of international security, taboo weapon and responsible innovation issues.


  • –present
    Researcher (International Security, Taboo weapons and Innovation, University of Bath


  • 2014 
    University of Bath, PhD