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I always want the latest gadget! Meet Sarah Bohndiek

Sarah Bohndiek is a research group leader at the University of Cambridge. She is a physicist working at the interface with biomedical sciences, trying to improve our understanding of cancer and increase early detection of the disease. Sarah is also … 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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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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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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“Let’s find out!”: Meet Solveig Felton

Dr. Solveig Felton is a lecturer in the Centre for Nanostructured Media at Queen’s University, Belfast. Prior to this she was a lecturer in Electron Microscopy at Imperial College London, working in the Department of Materials, using transmission electron microscopy … Continue reading

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Don’t let anyone convince you that females are not good for science: Meet Cristina Lazzeroni

Cristina Lazzeroni is a reader in Particle Physics at the School of Physics and Astronomy in the University of Birmingham. Her research is in Particle Physics,  in which she studies the building blocks of matter and their interactions. In particular, … Continue reading

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Understanding the physics of food: Meet Anne Pawsey

Anne Pawsey (@ACPawsey) is a post-doctoral researcher who works in the soft matter physics group in the School of Physics, University of Edinburgh. Her research involves designing new methods to protect delicate food ingredients and transport them safely to the correct … Continue reading

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Run your own race: Meet Joanna Barstow

Dr Joanna Barstow (@DrJoVian) is a post-doctoral researcher in Planetary Physics, based at the University of Oxford. She currently works on simulating visible and infrared spectra of both extrasolar and solar system planets, to help identify the nature of their atmospheres. Jo will be standing on … Continue reading

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