Sam Hopkins University of Surrey
Sam studied BSc Zoology in the UK and then completed her MSc and PhD in South Africa. Following completion of her doctorate, she held positions as a Tutor and then a Lecturer at the University of the Western Cape. She then continued her post-doctoral research career in biological sciences at the University of Surrey and spent a short time at the Zoological Society of London creating a course for research fellows. Sam then became mentoring lead for the doctoral college at the University of Surrey working within the Researcher Development Programme. Sam is now applying these experiences to her role at Surrey where she works as a teaching fellow on the foundation year programme in the department of biosciences. .