Category Archives: 2015 speakers blog

Understanding the physics of food: Meet Anne Pawsey

Anne Pawsey (@ACPawsey) is a post-doctoral researcher who works in the soft matter physics group in the School of Physics, University of Edinburgh. Her research involves designing new methods to protect delicate food ingredients and transport them safely to the correct … Continue reading

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Science & Sherlock: Meet Carrie Lear

Carrie Lear (@CarolineLear) is a Reader in palaeoclimatology at Cardiff University. She uses the chemistry of deep sea fossils to reconstruct past climate changes. Here she tells us how the world around us inspired her to become a scientist, and how … Continue reading

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Run your own race: Meet Joanna Barstow

Dr Joanna Barstow (@DrJoVian) is a post-doctoral researcher in Planetary Physics, based at the University of Oxford. She currently works on simulating visible and infrared spectra of both extrasolar and solar system planets, to help identify the nature of their atmospheres. Jo will be standing on … Continue reading

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Women have strong contributions to make to the world: Meet Claire Grierson

Claire Grierson (@PR0FG) is a Professor based at University of Bristol. Her research is about development and differentiation – that is, how molecules and cells become organised.  Claire will be standing on one of our London soapboxes, on the SouthBank … Continue reading

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A wormy world is wonderful: meet Jo Pennock

By Dr Jo Pennock (@immunojo), Manchester University. Come & meet Jo tomorrow on the South Bank, 2-5pm, where she will be talking about the fascinating world of worms.    As a research scientist I spend a lot of time thinking about … Continue reading

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When I grow up I want to be an explorer

By Dr Neha Pathak (@nxpathak), who is currently based at Queen Mary University. Come and meet Neha tomorrow, 2-5pm, on the South Bank, where Neha will talk about “Peeing to prevent cancer: the secrets of your urine ”   “When I grow up, … Continue reading

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My job is essentially to solve puzzles: meet Jessica Blair

Dr Jessica Blair (@JessicaMABlair) is a research fellow currently at the University of Birmingham.Her research focusses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of antibiotic resistance. Here she tells us that her love of science started with an inspirational teacher and that … Continue reading

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