Hello, I'm a PhD student with the Centre for Policy Modelling, at MMU.

I also have an MSc in Computing and a BSc in Mathematics. I like all things computery, and learning new stuff. I also like playing the guitar, eating cake and art.


I am researching the use of Data Mining on social data. Also interested in Machine Learning, A.I., Conversational Agents, and lots of things, generally.

MSc Computing (Distinction)

For my research project I designed & programmed a chatbot that had long-term memory. You can chat to a more forgetful version of it, here.

Also studied: Artificial Intelligence, Object Oriented Programming, Multimedia & Usability, Information Systems & Management, Computer Networks

BSc Mathematics (Hons)

Developed analytical & problem-solving skills whilst studying a mix of Pure & Applied Mathematics and Statistics.


R & Python
Java, C++, Perl
HTML, CSS, JQuery, Flash

Website design & development
Chatbot design & development


Currently using: RStudio & Weka
Also use: Adobe Dreamweaver, Netlogo
Eclipse IDE, MS Visual Studio, Photoshop

This website was designed and handcoded using HTML5, CSS3 & JQuery

The chatbot was programmed using PHP, AIML & MySQL

I also like playing the guitar, music, gigs, Manchester United, website design/development, eating cake, and painting. Here are a few of my paintings: