EDUCATION


 

University of Bristol
PhD Geographical Sciences (currently studying)

University College London:
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences 2.1 (2013)


PADI Divemaster - 2009, Greece
IANTD Nitrox and Trimix Blender - 2014, Vobster Quay, UK
PADI EFR and O2 Admin - 2014, Vobster Quay, UK
PADI Hyperbaric Awareness - 2016, DDRC, Plymouth UK
Dive Awareness Responder Course - 2016, DDRC, Plymouth UK

Duke of Edinburgh, Bronze and Silver - 2009, UK
St Johns First Aid at Work, AED and O2 Admin - 2016, St Johns, Devizes UK
(Mountain Leader - started in 2016, hoping to complete by end of 2017)

QUALIFICATIONS


Research

Publications:

  • Galante J, C-Y Ho A, Tingey S, Charalambous B.(2015) Quorum Sensing and biofilms in the pathogen, Streptococcus pneumoniae. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 21 (1:6), pp25 – 30

Conferences and talks:

  • Utila Marine Research Conference, 2010
  • Society for Applied Microbiology Summer Conference, 2014
  • Beneath the Sea Conference, New Jersey USA, 2017
  • University of Aysen, Chile - Women in Diving talk 2017
  • JNU Delhi - Bioclimatic feedbacks of Himalayan glaciers 2017

Funding and Academic Awards:

  • Society for Applied Microbiology, Students work grant 2013
    £3000
  • Women Divers Hall of Fame Diver Medic Training Grant
    Sponsored by Code Blue Education Ltd. $2000
  • Knowlson Trust Travel Grant Recipient 2017 £200
  • Leverhulme Trust Postgraduate Bursary Award 2017 £12,000

 Memberships:

  • Women Divers Hall of Fame Associate
  • Royal Society for Biology
  • Royal Geographical Society
  • Association of Science Educators
  • Professional Association of Diving Instructors
  • British Sub-aqua Club
  • International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers