Success Stories

Researcher Spotlight: Meet Professor Stan Botchway

CLF Octopus Principal Investigator Professor Stan Botchway tells us about his career. Fact File Current Position UKRI-STFC Fellow (Individual Merit) Background Biophysics Principle Investigator in DNA damage/mTOR signalling pathway and Quantum Biology Accolades Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry 1. Please tell us about your journey. My first degree was Chemistry followed by a…

Core Team Spotlight: Meet Laboratory Technician Alec Samler

I’m a local lad who grew up in the shadow of Harwell site in Chilton. At the time I left school aged 16 in 1978, AERE Harwell was a major employer in the area. Anyone with a moderate aptitude for maths, science or practical subjects was encouraged by their careers advisor to apply to ‘The…

Researcher Spotlight: Meet Dr. Dave Scott

Associate Professor and Reader in Physical Biochemistry at Nottingham University, Dr. Dave Scott is a self-described master of the dark arts of AUC and Phys.Biochem. He has expertise in Analytical Ultracentrifugation, small angle neutron scattering, isothermal titration calorimetry, protein expression and characterization as well as protein crystallography, cryo-EM and NMR. This multitalented researcher is Group…

British Science Week 2021 – A conversation with Early Career Researcher Dr Chu Lun Alex Leung

This week, from 5th-14th March is British Science Week, a celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths. At the Research Complex at Harwell, we are choosing to honour this important week by highlighting the career of one of our early career researchers, Dr Chu Lun Alex Leung, who works within the Materials, Structures and Manufacturing…