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Xanthe Mallett, Forensic Anthropologist, Criminologist and Television Presenter

BSc Archaeological Sciences (2002)

Xanthe Mallett is a leading forensic anthropologist, criminologist and television presenter. She is a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Criminology at the University of New England, Australia. Xanthe has featured in a number of programmes in the UK, Australia and the US including working as a forensic anthropologist on the BBC2 series 'History Cold Case'; presenting the Australian equivalent of Crimewatch, 'Wanted'; and co-hosting 'Coast Australia'.


Chris Morgan, Former Head of Physiotherapy at Liverpool Football Club

BSc Physiotherapy (2000)

Since graduating chris has attained a Masters degree in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Liverpool.


Tori Lacey, BBC Weather Forecaster

Biomedical Sciences (1995)

Victoria joined the BBC Weather Centre in April 2001, with her first broadcast in November 2001.


Julian Thomas, Professor of Archaeology at University of Manchester, Vice-President of the Royal Anthropological Intstitute

BTech Archaeological Sciences (1981)

Julian has published on the Neolithic and Bronze Age prehistory of Britain and north-west Europe and is best known as the author of the academic publication Understanding the Neolithic in particular, and for his work with the Stonehenge Riverside Project.


Gill Hawksworth, Former President of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and current Chair of the RPS Panel of Fellows 

BPharm (1973) and PhD Pharmaceutical Technology (1999)

Dr Gill Hawksworth MBE was awarded an MBE for services to pharmacy in 2002. She was conferred as Honorary Doctor of Science  of te University in 2005 for her notable contributions to the Pharmacy profession and for her appointment as President of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (2003-2004). She was previously a teacher practitioner at Bradford and a Senior lecturer at the University of Huddersfield (2009-2016) - now a Visiting Fellow - and is currently Chair of the RPS Panel of Fellows. Gill is an independent locum pharmacist and received the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s highest honour, the Charter Gold Medal in 2010.


Tom Brown, Professor of Nucleic Acid Chemistry, University of Oxford and co-founder of three biotech companies: Oswel, ATDBio and PrimerDesign

BSc Chemistry (1975) PhD Polymer Science (1979)

Tom's work into DNA sequence recognition and application of nucleic acids to nanotechnology, diagnostics and biology has produced 300 publications and several patents.


John Gater, Archaeological Geophysicist regularly featured on Time Team

BTech Archaeological Sciences (1979)

John is the founder of Geophysical SurveysBradford, an independent consultancy in geophysics for archaeology. He is also associate editor of the Journal of Archaeological Prospection.


Paul Bennett, Chief Executive of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)

BPharm (1984)

Paul was appointed as the Chief Executive of the RPS in 2017 after previously acting as Chief Officer of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Pharmaceutical Committee. Prior to this, he was Professional Standards Director and Superintendent Pharmacist at Boots UK. He has gained a wealth of professional and commercial experience from both national and local pharmacy organisations alongside strong leadership credentials from business and from close working with NHS Commissioners of service and others.


David BehanChief Executive of the Care Quality Commission

BA Applied Social Studies (1978)

David was formerly the Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships at the Department of Health. He was awarded a CBE in 2003, and received an Honorary Doctorate in Law by Greenwich University in 2004.


Chris Gaffney, Head of Archaeological Sciences at the University of Bradford

BSc Archaeological Sciences and MSc Archaeological Sciences

Chris is a British archaeological geophysicist who formerly worked on Time Team, the Channel 4 archaeological television series. Having completed doctoral research (in Earth Resistance), Chris formed a commercial archaeological geophysical company with John Gater. GSB Prospection became the largest group working in Britain. He is currently the editor of the Journal of Archaeological Prospection and the chairman of the International Society for Archaeological Prospection. Chris, who is the Brother of archaeologist Vince Gaffney, has been employed as a lecturer in Archaeological Geophysics at the University of Bradford since 2007. He was awarded an Honorary Degree in 2007 for popularising archaeological geophysics via Time Team and other media opportunities.