School of Pharmacy

Staff Profile

Shelagh Gunn

Laboratory Technician

Background

I have been employed within the School of Pharmacy as a Laboratory Technician since May 2017.  Based in the King George VI building, I specialise in providing technical support to the medicinal chemistry teaching labs but my role also includes assisting with Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Microbiology classes as and when required by the school. 

My role also includes helping to develop and support outreach sessions for Year 12 and 13 students from the local area.

Prior Experience:

Before working with Newcastle University, I had three years experience of working as a senior technician covering Chemistry, Biology and Physics in a further education college and extensive experience of admin/accountancy support both within education and the voluntary sector.

Qualifications:

BSc (Hons) Physics and Astronomy - Durham University

Additional Information:

One of a team of first aiders for KGVI building