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Dr Kat Arney: Science Communications Manager at Cancer Research UK

Kat Arney is a Science Communications Manager at Cancer Research UK as well as a freelance science writer and broadcaster. She’s presented two BBC Radio 4 documentaries; ‘Fighting the Power of Pink’ and ‘Whatever Happened to […]

Mar, 09

Dr Chiara Mingarelli: Astrophysicist

Dr. Chiara Mingarelli is an Italo-Canadian astrophysicist at the California Institute of Technology. There, she and her colleagues look for ripples of space-time from merging supermassive black holes. OM: Can you describe an average day […]

Mar, 04

Claire Benson: Fire scientist

Claire Benson is a fire scientist. Here she explains to us exactly what that involves and what its like ‘playing with fire’ for a living. OM: Can you describe an average day at work? CB: […]

Feb, 27

Bernice Morris: Textile conservator

Bernice Morris is the Associate Conservator of Costume and Textiles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. If you have fantasies about being locked inside a museum overnight, then prepare to be jealous- above you can […]

Feb, 27

Carla Valentine: Pathology museum curator

Carla Valentine is a qualified Anatomical Pathology Technologist (Mortuary Technician or ‘Mortician’).  She’s carried out autopsies including CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) work and other high risk cases like SARS, Swine Flu and CJD. In her spare […]

Feb, 27

Fran Scott: Science translator, demo- developer and TV presenter

  Fran Scott is a woman on a mission, bringing science and engineering to those of us who feel intimidated by the field. Through her explosive live demos ( see her in action above for the […]

Feb, 25


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