Connor is a PhD student at Nottingham Trent University investigating the impact of air quality on both animal and human health. Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, his core research interests span Immunology, Genetics and Bioinformatics. These interests formed the basis of his investigation of Alzheimer's Disease Polygenicity which was published in the Journal of Neurology and Neuromedicine. Connor also has extensive social enterprise experience, as both President of NTU’s largest social enterprise organisation and his experience as a founder tackling youth violence in Nottingham. Through this, Connor is deeply involved in organisations throughout Nottingham and strives to better connect talent across the Midlands.