Tag Archives: Role models

Kids need to see different role models: Meet Anna Veprik

Anna Veprik is a researcher in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics in the University of Oxford. She is trying to understand how various endocrine cells are sensing nutrient availability and translate it to hormone secretion. Meet her at Soapbox Science … Continue reading

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Role-Models and Women Researchers: Meet Divya Seernani 

  Divya Seernani (@DSeernani), Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University Hospital Freiburg is taking part in Soapbox Science Berlin on 1st June. She will give a talk entitled: “I see it in your eyes: What Eye-movements can tell us about Brain … Continue reading

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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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Strong role models is key: Meet AnnMarie O’Donoghue

AnnMarie O’Donoghue is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry in Durham University; her research group works on organic and biological chemistry with a particular focus on Sustainable Chemistry and Organocatalysis. Here she tells us how having mentors and … 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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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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Why Soapbox Science?

By Miss Lydia Bach (@lylubach), Queen’s University Belfast. Lydia will stand on one of our soapboxes in Glasgow, on the 7th of June. She will be talking about food webs, with a talk entitled:  “Food (webs) for thought – Or … Continue reading

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Having It All

By Francesca Day (@FrancescaDay), University of Oxford. Francesca will be standing on one of our soapboxes at our London event, Saturday the 30th of May. There, she’ll be talking about hunting for new particles with physics fan fiction.    I have wanted to … Continue reading

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