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Electric power knows no gender: Meet Nikita Hari

Nikita Hari is a researcher, academic consultant and social entrepreneur from India with a vision to uplift society through education. She is currently pursuing her doctoral studies in Electrical Engineering in the Power and Energy group at University of Cambridge. Nikita … Continue reading

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‘Engineering, PhD, researcher – who’d have thought?!’: Meet Hayley Wyatt

Hayley Wyatt is a researcher at the School of Mathematics at Cardiff University. Her research interests lie within the field of medical engineering, including the design of surgical devices and the behaviour of biological materials, such as blood vessels or … Continue reading

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I have one of the girliest jobs around: Meet Katie Hassell

Katie Hassell (@khassellspace) is a Spacecraft Thermal Engineer at Airbus Defence and Space, based in Stevenage.  Since joining just over four years ago, she has worked on EarthCARE, Solar Orbiter, PLATO and LISA PathFinder; as well as being an active STEM … Continue reading

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Getting Up and Out: How Education Spurred Two Life-Changing Decisions

By H.E. James. Hattie is a writer and researcher living in Boise, Idaho.  She has a varied background, including education and sports journalism.  She is a former electronic content manager and analyst for a government agency.  She holds an MBA and … Continue reading

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Open season for female scientists

By Dr Joanna Bagniewska (@JMBagniewska), University of Reading. Catch Joanna on her soapbox today, 12-3pm, in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens, where she’ll be talking about ‘What do scientists see in poo?’.      Because I’m a zoologist working in a rather gender-balanced and female-friendly environment, I … Continue reading

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That cultural factor: Meet Miriam Garcia

It’s the first time that I’m going to participate in something like Soapbox Science this year. I feel quite nervous because I haven’t presented to the general public before but I’m also looking forward to see the reactions of the … 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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I fell into science and academia: Meet Pamela Walsh

Dr Pamela Walsh is a Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University, Belfast. Her research addresses fundamental questions of biomineral physiology, supporting the development of new marine bioprospecting systems for bone repair strategies. Here she tells us about how Robert Swan … Continue reading

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We are science

By Ana Neves (@seveNSIanA) Associate Research Fellow, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter     I guess I always knew I was meant to be a scientist. Why? I remember I used to dismantle my toys … Continue reading

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