Professor of Astrophysics in Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, School of Physics and Astronomy
Research interests in theory of solar and fusion plasmas
Cambridge University: BA 1st Class in Mathematics 1979, Part III Applied Mathematics 1980
St Andrews University: PhD in Applied Mathematics 1983
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader at UMIST from 1985, University of Manchester from 2004
Professor from 2009
I was Chair of the Institute of Physics Plasma Physics Committee 2013 - 2017 and the UK Solar Physics Counci 2013 - 2016l. I am a member of STFC Astronomy Grants Panel, chairing the Solar System subPanel, and was formerly Chair of the STFC Women in SET group.
Editor of JGR- Space Physics 2008-2013.
Member of Royal Astronomical Society Council 2008-2011