Dr Glenn Hurst is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Chemistry in the University of York, UK. Glenn completed a degree in chemistry at Durham University followed by a PhD in chemical engineering, specialising in polymer chemistry, at Newcastle University. Glenn ’s areas of research include a diverse blend of green chemistry education, utilising social media in higher education and active learning strategies to transform the student learning experience and confer a deep understanding of subject matter. Glenn regularly publishes in the chemical education and higher education scholarly literature. Glenn has recently been recognised by Jisc as being one of the top ten social media superstars in higher education.