Dr. David Smith

David Smith and friendDavid Ian Smith was born in Manchester and studied Chemistry at Salford University, where he was awarded his Ph.D. This was followed by post-doctoral work at Imperial College, London.
He spent thirty years in Alnwick doing medicinal compound synthesis and retired in 2013.
His primary interest is the rĂ´le of diet in health, while using his chemical knowledge to critique fad diets. He is also fascinated by geology, the evolution of the earth and our solar system, and almost all aspects of geopolitical history - up to and including the present day.
For exercise he walks the hills and coasts for which Northumberland is justly famous.