Tag Archives: Post-Doc

Make more scientists better listeners – Meet Lindsay Todman

Dr Lindsay Todman (@LindsayTodman) is a post-doctoral systems modeller at Rothamsted Research, an agricultural research institute in Harpenden. In her work she is using mathematical modelling to develop metrics of soil resilience, helping to quantify the important role that soils play … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 speakers blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bringing science out of the labs: Meet Kayleigh Wardell

Dr Kayleigh Wardell is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the lab of Matt Neale (University of Sussex), which investigates the mechanisms by which chromosomes are rearranged during meiosis. Meiosis is a specialised form of cell division that produces gametes and a … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 speakers blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Making the difficult decisions: Meet Dominique Tanner

Dominique Tanner is a postdoctoral researcher at Cardiff University. She is an Australian geologist and seeks to understand how magmas and fluids concentrate valuable metals within the Earth’s surface. Dominique is currently part of a team of UK researchers funded … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 speakers blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Why not give science a go? Meet Hannah Wakeford

Hannah Wakeford just finished her PhD at the University of Exeter and is about to start her new Postdoctoral position at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center this August . She is an astrophysicist studying the atmospheres of exoplanets, planets that orbit … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 speakers blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 2015 speakers blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 2015 speakers blog | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Scientist, fitness fanatic and –maybe– artist: Meet Ria Vaportzis

Ria Vaportzis (@RiaVaportzis) is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the study Tablet for Healthy Ageing in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. The Tablet for Healthy Ageing is an intervention programme using tablet computers to improve health and … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 speakers blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 2015 speakers blog | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

My family thought I wasn’t going for a “proper job”: Meet Monika Bohm

Monika Böhm (@MonniKaboom) is a researcher at the Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London. Much of her work focuses on the Sampled Red List Index, which is derived from the IUCN Red List Index and aids the measurement of general … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 speakers blog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment