Joel Briscoe

Trainee Patent Attorney

Joel graduated from the University of Leeds in 2016 with a first-class Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Physics.

During his degree, Joel spent a year studying at the State University of New York: Stony Brook Campus where he majored in Physics and Acting, with a minor in Mathematics. During this time, he was awarded the Arnold M. Fitzgerald prize in astronomy.

During the final year of his Master’s degree in Leeds, he worked with the Molecular and Nanoscale Physics group, undertaking a project investigating the swelling characteristics of a Bovine Serum Albumin Hydrogel.

From 2016-2017, Joel was a part of the Soft Matter and Functional Interfaces (SoFI) Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), a collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Edinburgh, and Durham. During his postgraduate research, he worked on the rheological characterisation of a novel soft-microgel system.

Joel is also an active member of the Institute of Physics, the Royal Institute, and a recent inductee to Mensa, the high IQ society.