Ever wondered what it's like to work in the Scientific Computing Department? On this page you will find profiles of staff members from apprentices to senior leadership (more to be added in future so watch this space!).
Early Career Researcher - Becky Fair
Becky completed our graduate scheme two years ago and now works closely with scientists, writing code to help them understand their experiments.
Head of Project Management Office - David Macaree
David Macaree is head of the Scientific Computing Department's Project Management Office. Here he talks about how his career has led him to STFC and a vision for a Project Management 'centre of excellence.'
Personal Assistant - Sally Prydderch
Sally’s career in STFC has involved supporting scientists in several departments. Now in the Scientific Computing Department, Sally is the Personal Assistant to the Operations Manager, the Chief Data Scientist and co-PA to the Director!
Scientific Computing Graduate - Laura Murgatroyd
Laura is near the end of her first year of the graduate scheme in the Scientific Computing Department (SCD) at STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL). She says, “It’s such a fun and friendly place to work!"
Scientific Computing Graduate - Will Furnell
Will joined the Science and Technology Facilities Council as a Scientific Computing Graduate in the autumn of 2019. Now almost a year down the line, his advice to others considering the program is “Go for it!”
Senior Scientist - Tony Hey
Following a diverse and hugely successful research career, Tony Hey was appointed as STFC's Chief Data Scientist in 2015.
Systems Administrator - Tom Dack
From joining the graduate scheme to being a permanent member of staff, Tom Dack has had experience in multiple groups across SCD.