About the author


Dr Andy Connelly is a technician and laboratory manager in the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds, working in the Cohen laboratories. He is also part of the University of Leeds Technicians’ Network and edits a newsletter for technicians called Technically Speaking.

In his spare time he writes about science, technicians, and anything else that catches his attention. In previous lives he was a research scientist in glass science and a physics teacher.


Professional bodies

  • Member of Institute of Science and Technology (IST)



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