ACADEMICS #19 | 22 May 2018 |
Dr Paul Cruickshank
We interview the St Andrews physicist, Dr Paul Cruickshank. Our discussion includes the perfect music gig, what he expected more of in academia, and his experiences with hair dye in the past and possibly the future.

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