My core strengths are in computational biology and visual science communication, while my academic interests are primarily in evolution, ecology, and biological theory.

CV/Resume

My most relevant and recent skills and experiences are detailed below. For more depth, please take a look at my LinkedIn profile or view my CV.

Research

How does disturbance affect the establishment of new polyploid plant species?

I tackled this problem by creating an individual-based model, from scratch in R, which simulated the biological system in-silico. I also made the model available as an R package on GitHub.

Education

  • Biology (Bsc Hons) / University of Stirling / 2016 – Present.
  • Human Physiology & Psychology (Lvl 3 Diploma) / Lancashire Adult Learning / 2014 – 2015.

Work History

  • Freelance Web Developer / 2014 – 2019.
  • Freelance Ecological Surveyer (Surveying Bats and Birds) / Direct Ecology / 2018.
  • Freelance Shiny App Development (Creating Educational Tools for Population and Community Ecology) / University of Stirling / 2017.
  • Head of Design / WUKMedia / 2007 – 2014.

Programming Skills

  • R / Tidyverse / Shiny
  • PHP
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • HTML
  • CSS / SCSS / SASS / LESS
  • MySQL
  • Unix / Sys Admin
  • Version Control / Git

Poster Design

These are the most recent science posters I have created during my Biology degree at the University of Stirling (using Adobe Illustrator).

Cyclin-dependent-like kinase 5

Cyclin-dependant-like kinase 5’s role in Alzheimer’s (with a focus on inhibition) / Solo project / Autumn 2019.

How new modes of predation gave rise to Chondrichthyes diversity.

How new modes of predation gave rise to Chondrichthyes diversity / Group project / Spring 2019.

Languages

  • English / First language.
  • Norwegian / Beginner.