January 2016 to present: PhD in Microbiology, Open University, UK, Project: 'Biogeochemistry in the deep sub-surface environment: the key for finding potential life on Mars'
June 2014 to July 2014: Research Traineeship in Biology, Department of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden
January 2014 to March 2016: Master of Biology - Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway/ Stockholm University, Sweden, Thesis: 'East Antarctic gypsum aggregates: A new niche for bacterial communities and a novel target for environmental palaeomicrobiology'
September 2013 to January 2014: Laboratory Technician, Procter & Gamble
September 2010 to July 2013: BSc Biomedicine, University of East Anglia, UK, Dissertation: 'The effects of elevated calcium and calpain inhibitor-3 upon cortical lens cataract progression in an in vitro porcine model'