– Studying martian meteorites and comet samples from the NASA Stardust mission in the Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester.

– Councillor of the Royal Astronomical Society and on the RAS200 Steering Board.

– Attended Arctic Science course and the Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Kiruna, Alpbach Summer School and Post-Alpbach workshop, Sudbury Impact Structure Field School, “Impacts & their role in the evolution of life” summer school at the Kaali craters, Estonia, Zuni-Bandera volcanic field school, New Mexico, ISSET Astronaut Leadership Experience.

– Invited to STS-135 final space shuttle launch, ATV Tweetup, ISS Symposium, MAVEN NASA Social, Farnborough International Airshow 2012 and 2014.

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