The STEM Response Team

Dr Martin Khechara BSc (Hons) PhD PGcert SFHEA FIBMS

Martin Khechara is an Associate Professor for engagement in science technology engineering and maths (STEM) at the University of Wolverhampton.

A former research scientist, he specialises in Microbiology and has an international profile for his research. Other than his role as an educator, Martin is a science communicator, presenter, writer and performer who firmly believes in the power of STEM and study at University to change lives.

Martin actively works in the community to bring the magic of STEM subjects to those that need it the most.

Heather Angell MSci (Hons)

Heather Angell is a STEM Outreach and Public Engagement Assistant within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton.

She graduated from the University of Wolverhampton in 2018 with First Class (hons) MSci in Forensic Science. and has continued her educational journey by pursuing doctoral research within the field of Forensic Taphonomy. 

Heather has several years of experience within science communication. She truly believes in the benefits outreach can have in changing both students and the public perception of STEM and the power of breaking down negative stereotypes.

Em Truman BSc (Hons)

Em Truman is a STEM outreach and Public Engagement Officer within the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton.

They graduated from Aberystwyth University in 2020 with an Upper Second Class (hons) BSc in Physics with Planetary and Space Physics, and from UCL in 2021 with an MSc in Planetary Science.

Em is passionate about engaging the public and young audiences with STEM subjects, particularly promoting the diversity of roles and backgrounds of the people working in STEM jobs.

Harry Johnson BSc (Hons)

Harry Johnson is a STEM Outreach and Public Engagement Officer as part of the Science and Engineering department at the University of Wolverhampton.

He graduated in 2021 from Keele University with a First Class Honour in Chemistry. He has now recently joined our STEM response team and is looking to enhance his skills in science communication and apply his academic knowledge of chemistry to the role.

As someone who has grown up in the Wolverhampton area, Harry aims to deliver his passion and enthusiasm for STEM subjects to the local community and hopes this will encourage others to pursue a career in STEM.