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Must not give up: Meet Nicole Pacchiarini

Nicole Pacchiarini is a PhD student at Cardiff University investigating how memory is represented in the brain. Her aim is to link the fields of Psychology and Biology by using established methods from each subject to answer important scientific questions. Come … Continue reading

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“Nurture your scientific curiosity!”: Meet Henrieka Detlef

Henrieka Detlef is currently a second year PhD student at Cardiff University. Her research focuses on reconstructing climate change in the past 1.5 million years, in particular continental ice volume in combination with sea ice extent in the North Pacific … Continue reading

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I could count the number of female lecturers I was taught by on one hand: Meet Jessie Durk

Jessie Durk is currently a PhD student at Queen Mary University London, researching theoretical cosmology. She is passionate about science communication, believing it is crucial we inspire the next generation! She currently juggles her PhD studies alongside working at the … Continue reading

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Entitled as anyone else to explore: Meet Jessica Clark

Jessica Clark is a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, working in the Institute of Evolutionary Biology. Her research is about how epigenetic maternal effects can impact offspring fitness and the role this plays in disease transmission. Catch Jessica on her … Continue reading

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Get rid off the “pomp”: Meet Clare Duncan

Clare Duncan (@whereisklara) is currently a PhD student based between the Institute of Zoology (Zoological Society of London) and University College London. Her research focuses on the services that mangrove forests provide to humans in the face of climate change: carbon … Continue reading

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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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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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Finding something new is fascinating: Meet Jessica Duffill Tesnig

Miss Jessica Duffill Telsnig (@JTelsnig) is a PhD student at Newcastle University. Her research, funded by NERC Industrial CASE studentship with CEFAS, is about assessing ecosystem resilience using stable-isotope data. Here, Jessica tells us about her passion for the oceans; how inspiring … Continue reading

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