Mr Martyn Atkins
Profiles

Mr Martyn Atkins

Senior Technician

School of Psychology (Faculty of Health and Human Sciences)

Role

Senior Technician / Programmer (Psychology)

Qualifications

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science First Class Honours Degree in Chemistry (BSc Hons), University of Exeter (1991)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in IT with Distinction, University of Liverpool (2006)
Key Skills
  • Desktop application programming / coding using Microsoft and other technologies
    • C#, VB.NET
    • WPF, Windows Forms
    • Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, MATLAB
    • SQL Server, Entity Framework
  • Web-based programming/development including development of secure, data-driven, dynamic web sites and web applications
    • HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery
    • C# / ASP.NET / Entity Framework / SQL
    • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Database development using Microsoft SQL Server
  • Cryptography and security
  • Academic collaborations and research project delivery
  • Eye-Tracking for Psychological research
  • 3D body skelton tracking and gesture detection using Microsoft Kinect v2
  • Bespoke hardware design and manufacture for experiments (mostly Arduino projects with custom electronics)

Professional membership

Member of the Association of Technical Staff in Psychology (ATSiP)

Bolam SG, Rees HL, Somerfield P, Smith R, Clarke KR, Warwick RM, Atkins M, Garnacho E.
Ecological consequences of dredged material disposal in the marine environment: a holistic assessment of activities around the England and Wales coastline.
Mar. Pollut. Bull. 2006 Apr; 52(4):415-26. Epub 2005 Oct 26

P.J. Somerfield, M. Atkins, S.G. Bolam, K.R. Clarke, E. Garnacho, H.L. Rees, R. Smith, R.M. Warwick
Relative impacts at sites of dredged-material relocation in the coastal environment: a phylum-level meta-analysis approach
Marine Biology (2006) 148: 1231–1240   DOI 10.1007/s00227-005-0168-1

M.J. Atkins, D.J. Harwood & R.B. Lowry
Synthesis and characterisation of a novel ruthenium organometallic cis-[Ru(bpy)2(npp)(Cl)].BF4 where bpy=2,2'-bipyridyl and npp=4-(N-pyrrolyl)pyridine
Inorg. Chim. Acta 244, (1996), 277-280

M.J. Atkins, A.C. Legon, H.E. Warner
The angular geometry of thiirane…HF and the nonlinearity of the hydrogen bond from rotational spectroscopy
Chemical Physics Letters, 229, Issue 3, 28 October 1994, Pages 267-272

Atkins, M. J., Legon, A. C., Wallwork, A. L.
The pairwise interaction of methane and hydrogen bromide: properties of the weakly bound dimer CH4…HBr from microwave spectroscopy
Chemical Physics Letters, 192, Issue 4, p.368-374