5.30am start today for testing, good session and a lunchtime swim done!
Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge 1995-2002
University of Birmingham 2002-2005, Manchester Metropolitan University 2006-2008, Loughborough University 2009-2012
Massey University, New Zealand; The University of Birmingham
Favourite thing to do in my job: Answer questions, get working in the lab and generate some interesting data and results
I look at a combination of environmental and thermophysiology and how it influences sports and human performance
My Typical Day
Early start in the office, testing in the lab, swim,bike or run over lunch then number crunch before swim, bike or run after work.
What I'd do with the prize money
Try get school childeren to realise that science is not dull and boring and can really be lots of fun!
I’d hopefully arrange for some school groups to come into the lab to see what I do on a daily basis or come and visit your school and bring some of my equipment with me and do some fun science with you in your school.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Fun-loving, passionate, excitable
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
Got to work with some amazing athletes
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Lived and worked in New Zealand for 12 months-it’s an amazing place
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
1) to be successful 2) to be happy in life 3) to be able to take hold of every opportunity that comes my way