Name: Paul Duncan
Hometown: East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
Position: Oceanographic computing and administration technician.
Favourite thing about your job: Not having to wear a suit.
Least favourite thing about your job: Not having high-speed internet whilst at sea.
Do you ever get seasick? Very badly on my first two voyages, but not once since 1990.
Favourite place in the world: Iceland
Worst nightmare: Lately, something that Bram told me: that giant bubbles of gas might rise up from the seafloor and sink the ship.
Three words to describe yourself: Complete. Computer. Geek.
Would be reincarnated as: A housecat.
Most interesting thing that ever happened at sea: In Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica in 1992, I watched seals playing on the sea ice.
Why did the chicken cross the road? Because he saw a really cool computer on the other side!
Favourite saying: “The miracle of modern technology…”