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Against all odds: finding my own path to science

By Vicki Clifton A/Professor Vicki Clifton is a is a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellow who is currently a Professorial Research Fellow with the Mothers and Babies Theme at Mater Medical Research Institute in Brisbane Australia, … Continue reading

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A different kind of cool: Meet Gail McConnell

Gail McConnell (@gailmcconnell) is a Professor at University of Strathclyde. Her research background is in photonics and the development of optical instrumentation. Her present research applies this expertise to develop and apply innovative novel optical systems to address fundamental challenges faced … 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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Change the pub culture for a coffee shop culture: Meet Jane Memmott

Jane Memmott is a Professor at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol. Her research interests in ecology include pollination ecology, invasion ecology, agro-ecology, biological control, urban ecology and restoration ecology. Jane will be standing on one of our soapboxes … Continue reading

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Women have strong contributions to make to the world: Meet Claire Grierson

Claire Grierson (@PR0FG) is a Professor based at University of Bristol. Her research is about development and differentiation – that is, how molecules and cells become organised.  Claire will be standing on one of our London soapboxes, on the SouthBank … Continue reading

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I had a head mistress who wanted “her girls” to do science and engineering: Meet Liz Tanner

Liz Tanner (@LizTanner99) is a Professor of Biomedical Materials at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests are focused on the development and use of bioactive materials for bone augmentation and replacement. Here, she tells us about the importance of understanding that … Continue reading

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