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Alistair James Paul Brudenell
Alistair James Paul Brudenell
PT bio-sciences researcher & lecturer
MA Science, Culture & Environment (with merit, 2003) University of London, Birkbeck College. 2001-2003. Thesis: Islands of Rationality? Setting biotechnology and GM in a philosophical and psychological context. (Why people don’t want GM crops and the effect of different worldviews on the GM debate)

Ph.D Biochemistry & Biological Sciences (1994). University of London, Wye College, 1988-90. Thesis: The use of physicochemical properties in the prediction of phloem mobilities of xenobiotics in Ricinus communis (Castor bean – pesticides from Shell Research. Validation and improvement of computer models with measured data)

M.Sc Agronomy (1987). University of Nottingham, 1986-87. Industrially sponsored project: Effects of three novel plant growth regulators on growth and yield of oilseed rape. (Field and glasshouse trials)

B.Sc Plant Biology (Hons. 2.1, 1985). University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1982-85 SEM/TEM electron microscopy of Saprolegnia oospore cell walls
Seminars, tutorials & essay setting and marking: at Imperial College (Biology students) & Nottingham University. Demonstrator at Wye College, London University & at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Seminars & annotated curriculum details for distance learning students at SOHANS, Gedling Manor, Nottinghamshire (associated with DESTINY University, St. Lucia). Also taught instrumental analysis i.e. HPLC, GLC, GCMS, APcI-MS (Atmospheric Pressure Chemical ionisation Mass Spectroscopy). Taught literature searching, bibliographies, use of Endnote.
Philosophy and sociology of science & technology: GM crops and agricultural ethics, organic food & green politics, radio-ecology (tritium in the environment & food chain), plant biochemistry, bio-sciences, bio-medical (e.g. placebo), food & sensory science (including statistics), bibliography, literature searching, computer searching
  • Seminar delivery,
  • Lecture delivery,
  • One-to-one tutoring,
  • Supervision (undergraduate),
  • London,
  • South East,
  • East of England,
Am currently working a 3 day week, with some weekend work. My teaching commitments are low.
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