Richard James Acton

Student and bioinformatician in England, United Kingdom

Richard James Acton

Student and bioinformatician in England, United Kingdom

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I was born in Scotland in 1992, moved to England and began my schooling in a Montessori School, moved to Massachusetts where I continued in a Montessori school for 2 years before, spending a year in the local state school. I then returned to England and attended a state primary in Buckinghamshire before moving to Geneva and attending an international school for 2.5 years, I then returned again to England where I attend a school in surrey for 5 years before taking my A-levels at a Sixth from college in Hampshire. I got my master's degree in Biochemistry and genetics at Nottingham University. Before getting a second masters in Bioinformatics and Systems biology at Birkbeck, whilst serving as president of Humanist Students. I am currently working on my PhD in the epigenomics of ageing at the University of Southampton

I have no particular political affiliation, but fall in the left-libertarian quadrant of the political compass. I am of the opinion that a more scientific approach should be taken to making governmental decisions.

  • Education
    • University of Nottingham
    • Birkbeck, University of London
    • University of Southampton