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Curriculum Vitae
Grant Karl Sherman
Date of Birth: 15th June 1968
Tel: 01271-866288
e-mail: gk.sherman@which.net
81 St. Brannocks Road
Ilfracombe
North Devon
EX34 8EG


EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

University of Exeter
Jan'00 - Current
Ed.D Mathematics education
Courses include: Psychology of mathematics education
Open University
Unfinished
Feb'98 - June'98
DEH313 Principles of Social and Educational Research
D318 Culture, Media, Identities
University of Warwick
Oct'95 - Sept'96
M.Sc. Analytical Biology
Thesis: Accounting for Environmental Decision Making.
Courses include: Ecological economics, Governance of the environment, Ecology and human society, Research and business skills, Mathematical biology, Quantitative techniques, Earth observation systems.
University of Wales, Cardiff
Oct'94 - Jun'95
Oct'88 - Jun'91
B.Sc. Astrophysics
Courses include: General relativity, Quantum mechanics, Statistical mechanics, Analytical mechanics, Statistical techniques, Non-linear dynamics, Cosmology, Nuclear astrophysics, Fundamental particles, High-energy astrophyscis, Interstellar medium.
Project: Frequency of Binary Stars in the Galaxy.
Grade: Pass (due to failing in '91, I could only receive a pass degree, but I achieved a 2.1 in final exams in '95)
Torridge Training Services
Sept'93 - Sept'94
NVQ Level II - Environmental Conservation
NVQ Level I- Information Technology
Ilfracombe Comprehensive School
1986 GCE A-Levels
Maths (B) Physics (C) Chemistry (C) Further Maths (E)
1984 GCE O-Levels
Statistics (A) Computer Studies (A) Physics (B) Chemistry (B) Electronics (B) English Language (B) Geography (C) Additional Maths (C)
CSE
English (1) English Literature (3)
1983 GCE O-Level
Maths (B)

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EMPLOYMENT RECORD

DATE EMPLOYER JOB
Jun'98 - Sep'99 Ilfracombe Library p/t Community Information Assistant
Oct'96 - Apr'99 Collingwood Hotel, Ilfracombe p/t Bar Staff.
Summer'95 Collingwood Hotel, Ilfracombe p/t Bar Staff.
Sept'91 - Dec'91
Sept'90 - Mar'91
Jan'90 - Jun'90
Cardiff Union Services, Cardiff p/t Bar Staff
Sept'91 - Nov'91 Marks & Spencer Distribution Centre, Cardiff p/t Operations Assistant
Summer'90 Coutant - Lambda Electronics, Ilfracombe f/t Test and repair of logic boards for power supplies.
Summer'89 Coutant - Lambda Electronics, Ilfracombe f/t Operations assistant.
Nov'87 - Sept'88
Oct'86 - Jun'87
Stanrew Electronics, Braunton f/t Assistant storeman.

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VOLUNTARY WORK

Environmental conservation work:
During the winter of '96-'97, I was a North Devon Conservation Volunteer. This group is run by Exeter B.T.C.V. and meets every Wednesday 9.30am at Barnstaple Rail Station.
Conservation Work: I have done voluntary work for: Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, Cardiff Conservation Volunteers, Cardiff Union Conservation Volunteers, North Devon Heritage Coast, Hartland Heritage Coast, National Trust (in North Devon & Wales).


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ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS

'Green' Campaigning: Member of Greenpeace since '85, Warwick Union Green Group, Cardiff Earth First! (helped produce EF! Action Update March - June '95), Cardiff Union Green Group. Committee Member: Cardiff Student Union Council, 3rd Year Faculty of Physical Science Rep. '90 -'91 & '94 -'95.
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REFEREES

ACADEMIC

Dr. E.J. Milner-Gulland (Thesis Supervisor)
Renewable Resources Assessment Group,
Imperial College London,
8, Princes Gardens,
London SW7 1NA,
United Kingdom
Prof. M.G. Edmunds
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
University of Wales, Cardiff
P.O.Box 913
Cardiff, CF2 3YB
Wales

PROPER WORK