Welcome to the next installment of Spectacular Scientists! This time, I have interviewed Hollie Wright, a photonics researcher working towards an EngD, as well as being part of the WISE initiative and sharing her life in the lab on her Instagram and blog- how cool is that! What does being a photonics researcher mean?Photonics is… Continue reading Spectacular Scientists- Hollie Wright
Tag: Nobel Prize
Spectacular Scientists: Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Born in Ireland, Jocelyn Bell Burnell was interested in science from a young age despite her first school not initially permitting girls to study science. Fortunately, her parents supported her interest, and she attended boarding school in England, where her physics teacher persuaded her to continue to University. After an undergraduate in physics from Glasgow,… Continue reading Spectacular Scientists: Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Who was Rosalind Franklin?
A chemist, a physicist, a biologist: Rosalind Franklin was a truly inspiring woman, who- as you may notice is a recurring theme in the lives of historical female figures- went against the odds to strive for a career in science, despite the sexist beliefs of not just society, but also her father’s and lab partners’.… Continue reading Who was Rosalind Franklin?