ACADEMICS #17 | 08 Mar 2018 |
Prof Ian Bonnell
Professor Ian Bonnell, an astrophysicist within the School of Physics and Astronomy at St Andrews, talks to us about what qualities he needed to become a successful academic, his favourite sport at the Winter Olympics and the one snack food he couldn’t live without.

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