ACADEMICS #20 | 20 Jun 2018 |
Dr Hamid Ohadi
A newly appointed lecturer in the School of Physics and Astronomy, Dr Hamid Ohadi, talks to us about the difficulties experienced by new academics, what he misses about Iran, and the hobby he has mastered.

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