- Eukaryotic Glycobiology
- Carbohydrate-active Enzymes
- Post-translational Modifications
2023-now: Anniversary Prize Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southampton.
2018-2022: Research Fellow at the York Structural Biology Laboratories under the supervision of Prof. Gideon Davies. Here, Richard worked on carbohydrate-processing enzymes involved in human disease, with emphasis on neurodegenerative disorders.
2013-2018: PhD Student at the University of Birmingham under the guidance of Prof. Andrew Lovering. His PhD project looked at cell signalling pathways controlled by c-di-GMP in Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus.