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Holly Pearce

Holly Pearce

Senior Technician (operations)

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Holly Pearce is a research technician in the Department of Physics. Her background is in materials science and engineering, receiving her master's from the University of Sheffield. Her experimental-based PhD investigated piezoelectric materials at the University of Bath for energy harvesting applications.

Currently, a technician services rep for physics on the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. She is passionate about making physics research an accessible and welcoming space for all at King's.


  • Provides training and maintenance of equipment in the Strand Research Facility.
  • Experimental support/guidance for internal and external researchers and clients.
  • General overseeing of lab functionality, health and safety, and good practice.
  • First aid and fire marshal trained.

The Faculty of Natural, Mathematical and Engineering Sciences is based in the heart of London with a long tradition of world-leading research and teaching in physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science and engineering. With nearly 5,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and around 350 academic and research staff, our ambition is to inspire, educate and innovate - fostering the next generation of scientists and future leaders.