The Suffrage Science podcast: How women are changing science
Elspeth Garman

Elspeth Garman

May 10, 2021
Kat speaks with Elspeth Garman (Suffrage Science Life Sciences awardee, 2020), Professor of Molecular Biophysics at the University of Oxford, namesake of the 'Garman limit' and pioneer in X-ray crystallography. Elspeth reveals how her adventures abroad as a teenager landed her with much more than she could have imagined, and the trials and benefits of pivoting from nuclear physics to life sciences.
 
Hannah Dee

Hannah Dee

May 3, 2021

Kat Arney speaks with the Hannah Dee,  a senior lecturer in computing science at Aberystwyth University (Maths and Computing Suffrage Science Awardee, 2020) about computing's leaky pipeline, the success of the  Lovelace Colloquium, and the exciting research avenues available when you have a robot submarine to hand.  

Hayaatun Sillem

Hayaatun Sillem

April 26, 2021

Kat sits down with Dr Hayaatun Sillem (Suffrage Science Engineering and Physical Sciences awardee, 2021), the first female and first ethnic minority  CEO of the Royal Academy of Engineering and one of the most influential women in UK engineering. They discuss engineering's particular problem with diversity, the importance of visibility and how careers can take very unexpected turns.  

Carron Shankland

Carron Shankland

April 19, 2021

Kat Arney speaks with Carron Shankland, Professor of Computing Science at the University of Stirling (Maths and Computing Suffrage Science Awardee, 2016) about her prolific work in computer modelling, how she's trying to fix the gender ratio in computing and why it's important to discuss mental health in academia. 

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

April 12, 2021

Kat Arney reaches for the stars with Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (Suffrage Science Engineering and Physical Science awardee, 2013), space scientist, science communicator and the presenter of flagship science TV programme, Sky at Night.

The Suffrage Science award scheme celebrates and inspires women in science. Full transcript and more information at www.suffragescience.org/podcast

Mona Xu

Mona Xu

April 5, 2021
Kat Arney talks with neuroscientist Mona Xu (Suffrage Science Life Science awardee,  2014), Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology at Idaho State University, whose work pushes the boundaries of what we know about relationships and romantic love. 
 
The Suffrage Science award scheme celebrates and inspires women in science. Full transcript and more information at www.suffragescience.org/podcast
 
 

 

Wendy Hall

Wendy Hall

March 29, 2021
Kat Arney talks with Internet pioneer Dame Wendy Hall (Suffrage Science Maths and Computing awardee,  2016), Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton and one of the most influential women in computing.  
The Suffrage Science award scheme celebrates and inspires women in science. Full transcript and more information at www.suffragescience.org/podcast
 
Tamsin Edwards

Tamsin Edwards

March 22, 2021

Kat Arney talks with Dr Tamsin Edwards (Suffrage Science Engineering and Physical Sciences awardee,  2015), award-winning climate scientist, prolific broadcaster and science communicator, and Lead Author of the forthcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report.  

The Suffrage Science award scheme celebrates and inspires women in science. Full transcript and more information at www.suffragescience.org/podcast  

Sally Davies

Sally Davies

March 15, 2021

Kat Arney talks with Dame Sally Davies (Suffrage Science life sciences awardee, 2011), former Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Medical Adviser to the Government, the UK Special Envoy on antimicrobial resistance, and now the first female Master of Trinity College Cambridge. The Suffrage Science award scheme celebrates and inspires women in science. Full transcript and more information at www.suffragescience.org/podcast  

Amanda Fisher, Vivienne Parry and Helen Pankhurst

Amanda Fisher, Vivienne Parry and Helen Pankhurst

March 8, 2021

Kat Arney talks with the founders of the Suffrage Science awards - Professor Dame Amanda Fisher, Director of the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences and Head of the Institute of Clinical Sciences at Imperial College London, and science writer and broadcaster Vivienne Parry OBE – along with long-time supporter of the scheme, women’s rights activist and scholar Helen Pankhurst. The Suffrage Science award scheme celebrates and inspires women in science. Full transcript and more information at www.suffragescience.org/podcast  

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