PhD, University of Sheffield
Awarded April 1991

Thesis entitled “Computer Storage and Retrieval of Generic Chemical Structures in Patents.  Fragment Generation and Screening of Generic Chemical Structures”

MSc Geographical Information Systems, University of Leedsleeds
Awarded with distinction, June 2013

Also awarded:
Emma Walton Prize for best overall performance for a postgraduate in the School of Geography
Royal Geographical Society GIScience Research Group Masters Dissertation Prize


BSc (Hons) Combined Science, North Staffordshire Polytechnic (now Staffordshire University)
Awarded upper second class – 1985