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.
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Sheffield Hallam University 2010-2011), Science (Physics)
- PhD Materials Science (University of Sheffield 2004-2008), Vitrification of historic and future high level nuclear wastes within alkali borosilicate glasses
- MEng Materials Science and Engineering (University of Sheffield 2000-2004), First Class honours.
- Member of Institute of Science and Technology (IST)