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Dr Alison Halliday

After completing an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry & Genetics at Sheffield University, Alison was awarded a PhD in Human Molecular Genetics at the University of Newcastle. She carried out five years as a Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCL, investigating the genes involved in a childhood obesity syndrome. Moving into science communications, she spent ten years at Cancer Research UK engaging the public about the charity’s work. She now specialises in writing about research across the life sciences, medicine and health.

Blogs by Author
22 Mar 2021
Environment & Sustainability, Cool Science
Harnessing the Power of Tree Gum Waste
Dr Alison Halliday

Tree Gum

Tree Gum
15 Mar 2021
Analytical Chemistry
Assuring the Quality of Laoshan Green Tea
Dr Alison Halliday

Green Tea

green tea
1 Mar 2021
Science of the Future, Cool Science
Detecting Viruses Using Smartphones
Dr Alison Halliday

Covid Tracing

Covid Testing mobile
8 Feb 2021
Analytical Chemistry
Exploring the Ancient Hair Proteome
Dr Alison Halliday

Anthropology - hands of an anthropologist revealing human skull from dirt

Anthropology - hands of an anthropologist revealing human skull from dirt
25 Jan 2021
Analytical Chemistry, Cool Science
Could Hemp Seeds Provide A Natural Sleep Aid?
Dr Alison Halliday

Hemp seeds

Hemp seed
18 Jan 2021
Analytical Chemistry, Cool Science
Forensic Toxicological Analysis Of Cannabinoids In Blood
Dr Alison Halliday

Blood test

Drug tests
14 Dec 2020
Science of the Future, Analytical Chemistry
Developing Batteries Powered by Human Urine 
Dr Alison Halliday

Electricity

Electricity
23 Nov 2020
Clinical & Pharma, Analytical Chemistry
Improving the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections
Dr Alison Halliday

Feet

Feet