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Getting hands-on and practical with engineering: Meet Eimear O’Hara

Eimear O’Hara (@Eimear_Ohara) is a PhD Student at NUI Galway, who is taking part in Soapbox Science Galway on 7th July with the talk: “Developing new materials for cleaner, greener and cheaper power generation”            SS: How did you … Continue reading

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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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