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Alumni Career Talks

The Higgs Centre is trying to stay connected to its alumni. Let us know if you'd like to share your story by contacting either Jennifer Smillie or the Higgs Centre Administrator.

From academia or policy to data science, software engineering or financial services, our alumni have gone on to a wide range of careers all over the world. There is also a LinkedIn Group available if you'd like to join and connect there.

In 2022, we hosted our first Alumni Meeting, as part of our Decennial Celebrations. Find out more in this video:

Currently, the global spread of the alumni on the LinkedIn group is as follows.

Graphic of a map of locations of some Higgs Centre alumni around the world

Here are some of our alumni:

Giovanni Armando

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  • University of Pisa
  • National Institute for Nuclear Physics

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  • Graduated: MSc

Gary Douglas

  • Lynchpin Analytics

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  • Graduated: Mathematical Physics (1996), PhD in Particle Physics (1999)

Joyce Garden

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  • Cadence Design Systems

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  • Graduated: PhD (2000)

Ava Khamseh

  • University of Edinburgh
  • MRC Human Genetics Unit

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  • Graduated: BSc (Hons) Mathematical Physics (2013), PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics (2017)

Mairi McKay

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  • Graduated: MPhys Mathematical Physics (2013), PhD in Physics (2019)

Chay Paterson

  • University of Manchester
  • InSync Technology Ltd

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  • Graduated: PhD in Biological Physics (2017)

Jack Raymond

  • D-Wave Systems

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  • Graduated: Mathematical Physics (2005)