• British Association award from the Committee for the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS) received to promote the public understanding of science (Dec 1994). I conducted interviews with researchers at Newcastle’s Medical School and hospitals into research topics of interest to the lay population. BBC Radio Newcastle broadcast my series of interviews on their weekday afternoon show
• A series of scientific articles for the public distributed on audio cassette by the Cumbria branch of the Talking Magazine for the Blind PDF
• A series of scientific lay articles published in the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne’s Newsletter (circ 13,000)
• A series of scientific articles published in the charity the British Society for Immunology’s (BSI) “Immunology News” publication PDF
• A series of scientific articles published in the charity the Transplant Support Network’s magazine PDF1 PDF2
• Organisation and running of a week of events for the British Society for Immunology (BSI) for set97 (Science, Engineering and Technology week) in March 1997, on the subject of lung disease. Events included an evening of talks by scientists, medics and patients, an accompanying exhibition of posters and educational “hands-on” experiments and representation from local lung disease charities PDF
• Series of scientific articles published by the North of England Cancer Research Campaign magazine PDF
• Article on clinical research careers for field-based individuals published Q4 2000 on the web pages of “Next Wave”, an organisation making careers resources available for scientists.