Simon successfully defended his PhD thesis on 21.09.2020. His public defence was available to view via Zoom and thankfully went ahead without any mishaps. Huge thanks go to Professor Darren Croft from the University of Exeter for agreeing to be the opponent and for a fantastic, rigorous discussion. 

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