Category Archives: 2017 speakers blog

Scientific evidence needs to inform important decisions: Meet Dawn Scott

Dawn Scott joined the University of Brighton in 2001, where she researches the interactions between humans and wildlife, in particular urban animals. A regular on TV shows including Countryfile, Springwatch, the One show and other productions with BBC and Channel … Continue reading

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Working with the ancient and mysterious: Meet Andrea Strakova

Andrea Strakova is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge. Andrea will be standing on one of our soapboxes in Bristol on 15th July. Come and hear her talk entitled: “Crazy canine cancer: A look at how thousands years old … Continue reading

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Everyone has a different path into academia: Meet Sara Correia Carreira

Dr Sara Correia Carreira, University of Bristol, is taking part in Soapbox Science Bristol on Saturday 15th July with a talk called: “Now the drugs don’t work- what you can do to save humanity from superbugs”       SS: … Continue reading

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Research should demonstrate how it is solving real world problems: Meet Parimala Shivaprasad

Parimala Shivaprasad is a second year PhD student at the Department of Chemical Engineering at University of Bath. Having completed both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from India, she moved to the UK in 2015 to start her … Continue reading

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We need to inspire people to follow the career path they want to: Meet Nicola Bailey

Dr Nicola Bailey, University of Bath, is taking part in Soapbox Science Bristol on Saturday July 15th 2017 with a talk called: “How do you get a robotic arm to have precise and predicable small-scale motion?”           … Continue reading

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Do something that makes a difference and will truly have an impact: Meet Lynsey Gozna

Dr Lynsey Gozna (@dranzog), University of Leicester / University of Nottingham, is taking part in Soapbox Science Bristol on Saturday July 15th 2017 where she will give a talk called:  “The fantasy and reality of revenge”       SS: How … Continue reading

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Break down the feeling of ‘them and us’: Meet Joanne L Godwin

Dr Joanne L Godwin (@joannelgodwin), University of East Anglia, is taking part in Soapbox Science Bristol on Saturday July 15th 2017 where she will give a talk called: “Sex-ual Selection in the City”       SS: How did you get … Continue reading

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Stay opened to every opportunity: Meet Hélène Cecilia

Hélène Cecilia (@HelCecilia), French National Institute for Agricultural Research, is taking part in Soapbox Science Bristol on Saturday 15th July where she will be giving a talk called: “Turning biological events into equations and lines of code: the use of modeling in … Continue reading

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Science should be about open communication: Meet Catherine Atherton

Catherine Atherton (@cat_atherton), Bangor University, is taking part in Soapbox Science Bristol on Saturday 15th July 2017 where she will be giving a talk called: “Storing images in the Brain: How we remember faces, objects and brands differently”        … Continue reading

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There is no set path in life: Meet Caroline Sullivan

Dr Caroline Sullivan is a High Nature Value farmland researcher. She currently works as the Assistant Manager and Project Scientist on the Hen Harrier Project in Ireland. She enjoys communicating the importance of High Nature Value farmland and the need … Continue reading

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