Postdoctoral Researcher, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Aug 2015-Current
Supervised PhD students through their studies
Conducted interviews for new PhD students
Led successful proposals for international telescope time and funding, so far 99hours awarded
Two peer-reviewed first-author papers submitted to international journals
Efficient in statistical computer programmes; wrote effective IDL/Python code to analyse data
Use of statistical data analysis methods (chi squared fitting, Monte Carlo, significance, probability)
Able to analyse and deliver data in a clear and effective manner
Solved real-time problems quickly and efficiently
International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) Diploma, UK CISSN Distinction Mar 2015-Aug 2016
ISSN Diploma 1 year of 140hours lectures and 2-day taught weekends in basic exercise physiology, exercise principle and assessment, basic and applied nutrition, supplements and special topics.
PhD Astrophysics, University of Leicester, UK Oct 2011-Mar 2015
Thesis title “Submillimetre observations of WISE-selected, luminous, dusty, high-redshift galaxies”
Observed and investigated previously unknown luminous, dusty, high-redshift galaxies
Led successful proposals for international telescope time and funding, 80 nights awarded, with typical succession rates of 10-30%
Published in peer-reviewed journals (4 in print); presented at 3 international conferences
Master of Natural Science First Class (Honours), University of East Anglia, UK Sept 2006-June 2010
Dissertation title “Determining Antioxidant Capacity Using Muon Spectroscopy”
Researched Vitamin C and E antioxidant capacity using new muon spectroscopy, a novel method for such measurement
Used Raman Spectroscopy, Resonance Raman, Fourier Transform Raman, IR spectroscopy, Mass spectroscopy, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, UV Spectroscopy
Achieved 40 days of ISIS-RAL muon beam time
Analysed the data using statistical computer programmes; presented results at 2 conferences
Laboratory skills to prepare/make the Vitamin/Boron samples for spectroscopy
Redland High School for Girls, Bristol, UK Sept 1992-June 2006
A-Level: Biology (A) Mathematics (A) Physics (A) AS-Level: Geography (A) G.C.S.E. 7 (A*) 3 (A) 1 (B)
Maths Seminar Leader
Laboratory Demonstrator, University of Leicester Oct 2011 - Mar 2015
Assessed and provided feedback to individual students during the experiments
Provided expert advice and instilled good laboratory skills
Marked mathematical problems and provided feedback and help during seminars
Research Assistant, University of Leicester June 2011 – Oct 2011
Analysed data with statistical method, including chi squared probability testing, to find the trends
Research Assistant, University of East Anglia Oct 2010 – June 2011
Investigated the respiratory chain proteins/enzymes using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance and the computer modelling programme ORCA
Research Assistant, California Institute of Technology, USA June 2010 – Aug 2010
Observed and analysed supernovae with telescopes in Hawaii and California
Communication Skills: Oral and Poster Presentations
June 2016 “ AGN: What’s in a Name?” Munich, Germany
June 2014 “European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS)” Geneva, Switzerland
Mar 2012 “National Week of Astronomy (NAM)” Manchester, UK
Sept 2009 “Sugars In Norwich” Norwich, UK
Aug 2009 “42nd IUPAC Congress: Chemistry Solutions” Glasgow, UK
Distinguished performance award in my Master of Natural Science dissertation
Scholarship (4 years) at UEA. Scholarship (14 years) to attend Redland High School
IT Skills: Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Linux, IDL, Python, LATEX, StarLink (GAIA, PICARD), Mac OS, Ds9, SExtractor, OriginPro, TOPCAT, BASH, C Shell, Unix Shell, TEX, IRAF; working knowledge of Matlab, Maple, R, SQL, GDL. Basic knowledge; C, C++, Fortran
Jones, Suzy, F. et al, 2015, “Submillimetre observations of WISE-selected AGN and their environments”, MNRAS, 448, 3325
Jones, Suzy F. et al, 2014, “Submillimetre observations of WISE-selected high-redshift, luminous, dusty galaxies”, MNRAS, 443,146
Interests and Activities
Competing in open water swim competitions, tough mudder, half-marathons, triathlons, crossfit
French intermediate level (Distinction), Swedish intermediate level
Organise weekly galaxy paper meetings and bi-weekly journal club
Outreach including BBC StarGazing Live, presenting to House of Commons UK Parliament (Mar 2006)
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