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Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science, Keele University

I am currently the Course Director for the MSc in Environmental Sustainability and Green Technology. I am a material scientist with an interest in life-cycle of materials and energy.
I have been a entrepreneur and am passionate about public awareness of science issues.

My research area is in high temperature materials chemistry, particularly erosion and gas, liquid and solid interfaces. In particular, I have researched the corrosion of refractory materials for the regenerators of glass furnaces. I also have an interest in barriers to commercialisation of technology and entrepreneurship and have carried out a study into the barriers to female entrepreneurship in the West Midlands.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Environmental Science, Keele University


  • 2004 
    Keele University, PhD Chemistry