Rachel was born in Pontefract, Yorkshire in 1993.
She graduated from the University of warwick with an upper second class (hons.) Master of Chemistry with Industrial Training degree in 2015. Rachel spent the third year of her undergraduate degree working in industry at Ashland Speciality Ingredients before returning to Warwick to complete her degree with an MChem. research project in the group of Professor Dave Haddleton entitled 'The Synthesis and use of Macromonomers by Catalytic Chain Transfer Polymerisation (CCTP).'
Rachel is currently in the third year of her PhD which is sponsored by Unilever.
1) Methacrylic Block Copolymers by Sulfur Free RAFT (SF RAFT) Free Radical Emulsion Polymerisation
Gabit Nurumbetov, Nikolaos G Engelis, Jamie Godfrey, Rachel Alice Hand, Athina Anastasaki, Alexandre Simula, Vasiliki Nikolaou, David Haddleton
Polymer Chemistry, 2016
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