University of Glasgow
15 years with Health Protection Scotland
I am an epidemiologist who works on outbreaks of infectious disease. I also assess the impact of the HPV vaccine on cervical cancer and other cancers.
My Typical Day:
It is never the same day twice.
What I'd do with the prize money:
I would donate it to a local school where I could make a difference and discuss how science can add value to society
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Bald, bearded ultramarathoner….
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Lots of times – too busy chatting and not enough time listening.
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Boards of Canada
What's your favourite food?
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
3 more wishes.
Tell us a joke.
What do you call a mermaid who isn’t married? A single fish.