Physics with electronics, Nottingham University; MSc and PhD in materials science, Bristol University
Lifelong interest in languages
Designed/administered web sites for the United Nations; University of Padua, Italy; Oxford Italian Assoc.; Abingdon Naturalists Soc.; Tenby Arts Club; Tenby Friendship Club
1971BSc Physics Hons IIi, Nottingham Univ.
1972MSc Physics of Materials, Bristol Univ.
1975PhD Physics of Materials, Bristol Univ.
ItalianFluent (lived in Italy ca 20 years);
IOP Profess. Develop. Certs in Italian (max. scores) (1996-2000)
FrenchGood for reading, basic for speaking
GermanBasic for reading and speaking
OtherWelsh, Russian, Swedish, Latin ... some knowledge
National Council for Further Education (national awarding body) Level 2 Cert in Telematics (2005)
IOP Profess. Develop. Certificates in IT skills (max. scores) (1996-2000)
PC/Mac, web design/editing, ...
Membership of professional bodies and other activities
Royal Society of Literature, member
Welsh Academy, associate member
Italian Cultural Institute, member
Institute of Physics (IOP, UK), member
Authors' Licensing & Collecting Soc. (UK), member
Former membership, societies, boards, etc.
2005-2012 Oxford Italian Association (webmaster, committee 2010-12)
2003-2010 Abingdon Naturalists Soc. (webmaster, committee 2005-7)
1996-2012 Translators Association (UK), member
1996-2012 Society of Authors (UK), member
1992-1995 Globo (Scientific Inform.) Assoc. (Trieste) (partner)
1992-1994 UNESCO Reg. Office S&T Editorial Board (Venice)
1991-1997 National Union of Journalists (UK)
1985-1989 Honorary Fellow, Physics Dept, Bristol Univ.
1981-1987 Royal Soc. Chem. Molten Salts (treasurer, committee 1981-5)