Thomas Southern


Tom joined the group as a PhD student in October 2017, after completing his MSci in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Outside of the lab, Tom enjoys playing board games and volunteering as part of St John Ambulance.

Current Research

Tom’s research focuses on the design and characterisation of polymer membranes for environmental remediation. His work will involve the use of photoactive surfactants to template hierarchical structure using various methods of membrane synthesis.

Prizes and Awards

Poster prize, MacroGroup UK Young Researcher’s meeting, 2019