Victoria joined HGF in 2016 from academia where she had been working as a post-doctoral researcher within several international collaborations for three years, having previously obtained a PhD in Astrophysics in 2013. Victoria's research involved developing new methods of image analysis and model fitting to characterize the properties of galaxies far back in cosmic time and interpreting these results within the current framework of galaxy formation simulations. She was also previously involved with research into the detectability of extra-solar planets from transit observations during her undergraduate Masters project.
Since joining HGF, Victoria has gained experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in various fields including medtech, telecommunications, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles and power management.
Victoria qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2022.
Astrophysics, First Class, University of St Andrews, 2009
Astrophysics, University of Edinburgh, 2013
Intellectual Property Law, Bournemouth University, 2017
Victoria participates in HGF’s internal training program for trainee patent attorneys as a tutor for EQE Paper B.
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HGF is organising a German-speaking seminar series in Salzburg, Dresden, and Hamburg. Dates September 5, 2023 at 17:30 – Dresden September 7, 2023 at 17:30 – Hamburg – CANCELLED September …Event details
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