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 remained in the Haddleton group to complete here Unilever sponsored PhD entitiled "Novel Devices for Sampling and Analysis of Volatiles." in 2019.
Rachel is currently a PDRA at De Montfort University.
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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