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Mr Malcolm Robertshaw

Senior Technician (Mechanical)

AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Senior Technician (Mechanical) in the Department of Physics37+44 (0) 191 33 43582


Responsibilities within department

To develop and construct complex and precision apparatus for teaching and research; to provide mechanical engineering support to teaching laboratories and research groups within the Department of Physics.

Deputise for workshop supervisor in his absence.

PAT testing of workshop equipment

  • HNC in Marine Mechanical Engineering
  • OND in Marine Mechanical Engineering
  • ONC in Marine Mechanical Engineering
Personal Statement

I completed an apprenticeship with the Royal Navy in 1980. I continued to serve with the Royal Navy on a series of ships and shore bases until I completed my contract in 1988.

I started working in the Main workshop of the Dept of Physics in 1989 as a technician. I have worked on various projects over my 25+ years at the University, including working abroad for Gamma Ray Physics.