Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4YW, UK
Dr Hardy received his MSci and PhD in Chemistry in 2002 and 2007 from the University of Bristol, UK, and the University of York, UK, respectively. From 2006 to 2015 he undertook postdoctoral research in Chemical Engineering at the University of Strasbourg in France, in Bioengineering at the University of Bayreuth in Germany, in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Florida in the USA, and in Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. He commenced his independent career at Lancaster University in 2015. He leads a research group developing stimuli-responsive materials for medical and technical applications.