March 2017 Profile: Thomas Jackson
As part of its strategy to promote high-quality research, the BGS Research and Academic Committee (RADC) encourages researchers to tell readers about their research journey - how they were drawn to research (or fell into it!); the obstacles they encountered on their journey; the effect of the journey on their self- and career development, and the lessons that they believe might help those following the same path.
In this article, we feature Thomas Jackson. He is a Clinician Scientist in the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, University of Birmingham and an Honorary Consultant at Queen Elizabeth Hospitals Birmingham. He was a Fellow in Ageing Research from 2012 to 2015, funded by the British Geriatrics Society and Research into Ageing at Age UK. He was awarded a PhD in 2016. He tweets at @delirious_dr