I spend most of my time studying gravitational waves and how we can use them to learn more about our Universe. I am an active member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration where I am kept busy analysing our discoveries. (I took great pride in being able to update Have we detected gravitational waves yet?) To find out a little more, have a look at my research page; I also try to write a blog post about each of my papers (I’m extremely behind at the moment).
Previously, I was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Birmingham. Before that that I was a PhD student at the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge; my supervisor was Jonathan Gair. Together with others in the former Cambridge Gravity Group, I have designed a webpage for producing cartoon gravitational-wave sensitivity curves. I read Natural Sciences as an undergraduate in Cambridge, at Churchill College. It’s a beautiful place, especially if you like right angles.