He started at the Unit in August 2009 as a research assistant at the Wisbech testing site, before becoming an assistant study coordinator in March 2011. He was then seconded to be Study Coordinator for the Fenland Study, and also coordinated the Biobank Validation Study.
Before joining the Unit he was a data engineer on 2 seater Formula One cars, travelling around Europe and North America.
Richard graduated from Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge with a BSc (Hons) in Sport Science, where one of his projects was published in the International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching.
- Gordon D, Thompson N. and Salisbury R. “Practical Considerations for the Assessment of the Metabolic and Physiological Responses to Closed-Wheel Motor Racing Using the Actiheart System: A Single Participant Study” International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, Volume 5, Number 4 (2010)