Professor of Mathematical Physics
2014-present: Head of Mathematics (within the School of Mathematics and Statistics)
2014-15: Vice-president, Edinburgh Mathematical Society
2015-2017: President, Edinburgh Mathematical Society
2015-2018: Member of the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Strategic Advisory Team
2003-present: Member of the EPSRC peer review college.
Previous University responsibilities:
2005-2010: Member of Senate
2006-2010: Associate Dean (Postgraduate) and Head of the Faculty of Information and Mathematical Sciences Graduate School
2008-2010: Deputy Dean, Faculty of Information and Mathematical Sciences
2008-2009: Convenor of the Heads of Graduate Schools Forum
2006-2011: Reader, University of Glasgow
2005-2006: Senior Lecture, University of Glasgow
2003-2005: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, University of Glasgow
1996-2003: Lecturer in Pure Mathematics, University of Hull
1993-1995: Wilfred Hall Research Fellow, University of Newcastle
1991-1993: SERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Oxford University
Thesis title: The Twistor Description of Integrable Systems
Supervisor, Prof. R.S.Ward, FRS
Certification of Advanced Studies in Mathematics (Part III): Distinction
B.A. (1987) First Class Hon. Degree in Mathematics, Cambridge University (M.A. (1991)).
Entrance Scholarship, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1984.
Membership of Professional Bodies:
Member of the EPSRC peer review college, 2003-present