haha! I won! who would of thought it...
QualificationsBsc (Hons): Biochemistry, PhD in Biophysics
Work HistoryScience stuff – Gothenburg University. Non-Science: 5 years at Argos
Current JobPost-Docteral researcher at Gothenburg University
Favourite thing to do in my job: Learn and develop new techniques and applications
My Work: I use femtosecond laser pulses to investigate the kinetics of protein structure changes
My Typical Day: I turn on the lasers, make sure they point in the right place and fire them at things!
What I'd do with the prize money: Apparently the prize is for communicating science more? I guess I would run a day for the local school….
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
Nothing really – just a general enjoyment and curiosity
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Yeah – got thrown out
If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
A teacher maybe
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Exodus (Thrash Metal) maybe? Though you can see what I’ve done [here] (http://www.last.fm/user/supercharv)
What's your favourite food?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Teach in India? Not sure, pretty broad question – once kayaked off of a really higher waterfall, that was fun?
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
I would be rich enough to fund my own research, better at basic skills (Maths + language) and would have a much better attention span!
Tell us a joke.
The midget fortune teller who kills his customers is a small medium at large.