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From Engineering to Finance to Physics: Meet Katy Clough

Katy Clough is a PhD student in Physics at King’s College London. She works on Einstein’s theory of General Relativity (GR), a theory of gravity which tells us that spacetime is curved by the presence of energy and matter. Join her … Continue reading

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If I can do this aged 41 then anyone can: Meet Gillian Hill

Gillian Hill is currently a PhD student at the University of Buckingham. She is a psychology researcher and teacher who hopes to share her experiences as a second career scientist in order to encourage others to take a leap into … Continue reading

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Back to Science, against all odds

Dr Graziella Iossa is a Back to Science Fellow at the School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln. She is a zoologist particularly interested in behavioural and evolutionary ecology having used mammals and insects as study systems. Graziella talks about … Continue reading

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Attracted to IT from a very young age: Meet Karen Murphy

Karen Murphy is a PhD student in High Performance Computing at the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University, Belfast. Her field of research is data analytics. Here, Karen tells us how she decided to go for a PhD after years … Continue reading

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From a 11+ chemistry set to eating behaviour research: Meet Laura Wilkinson

Laura Wilkinson (@LLWSwansea) is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Swansea University. Laura’s research focuses on the psychology of eating behaviour with a special interest in how some individuals regulate their emotions with food – especially those who are highly … Continue reading

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Discovery is what drives me: Meet Karen Holford

Professor Holford is a Chartered Engineer (Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers), a Chartered Physicist (Fellow of the Institute of Physics) and Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales. She is an … Continue reading

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Careers don’t always go as planned: Meet Rebecca Price-Davies

Rebecca Price-Davies (@rpricedavies) is a lecturer and research pharmacist at Cardiff University. She studies injectable drug stability and compatibility with medical devices, and intravenous nutrition stability. Her research improves medical care for people receiving intravenous therapy, allowing them to leave hospital … Continue reading

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