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Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology engineering and maths which aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and create new role models for both girls and women studying or working in STEM.

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Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology engineering and maths which aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and create new role models for both girls and women studying or working in STEM.

    Ep 20: Image processing, treating cataracts with lasers, and Caroline Herschel

    Ep 20: Image processing, treating cataracts with lasers, and Caroline Herschel

    This month, we talk to mathematician Dr Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb about how she uses maths in image processing. And amateur astronomer Hilary Harper-Abernethy talks about the life and works of astronomer Caroline Herschel.

    Our invention of the month is the Laserphaco Probe, a device that uses lasers to remove cataracts, by Dr Patricia Bath.

    The Ada Lovelace Day podcast highlights the work of women in STEM. We talk to women from around the STEM world about their careers, as well as talking to women and men about historic and modern women’s achievements, discoveries, and inventions. This will be our last episode for a while, as we focus on other projects.

    Find out more about our podcast on our website, findingada.com/podcast/.

    • 53 Min.
    Ep 19: Entertaining engineering, home security and epigenetics

    Ep 19: Entertaining engineering, home security and epigenetics

    This month, we talk to Dawn Childs about her work as the Group Engineering Director for Merlin Entertainments. And science writer and broadcaster, Dr Kat Arney talks about cell biologist Dame Amanda Fisher and her pioneering work on HIV, immunology and epigenetics.

    Melanie Phillips also takes a look at the development of the first home security system using CCTV by Marie von Brittan Brown in the 1960s.

    The Ada Lovelace Day podcast highlights the work of women in STEM. We talk to women from around the STEM world about their careers, as well as talking to women and men about historic and modern women’s achievements, discoveries, and inventions.

    Find out more about our podcast on our website, findingada.com/podcast/.

    • 53 Min.
    Ep 18: Ada Lovelace Day Live!

    Ep 18: Ada Lovelace Day Live!

    This month, we’re coming to you straight from our annual STEM cabaret, Ada Lovelace Day Live!

    Chemical engineer Yasmin Ali and Natural History Museum curator Miranda Lowe both talk about their careers. Some of our audience members tell us about the women in STEM that they admire. Geek songstress Helen Arney performs The Element Song, with a little help from the ALD Live crowd. And Dr Brenna Hassett explains how we can read the stories our skeletons have to tell us about about our past.

    The Ada Lovelace Day podcast highlights the work of women in STEM. We talk to women from around the STEM world about their careers, as well as talking to women and men about historic and modern women’s achievements, discoveries, and inventions.

    Find out more about our podcast on our website, findingada.com/podcast/.

    • 38 Min.
    Ep 17: Medical inventions, satellite propulsion, and imposter syndrome

    Ep 17: Medical inventions, satellite propulsion, and imposter syndrome

    This month, we talk to Dr Maryanne Mariyaselvam about how simple medical inventions can save lives, and how they get from lab to hospital. And Dr Dean Burnett discusses why role models are important, plus what imposters syndrome is and how to combat it.

    Our Discovery of Month is the invention of the hydrazine resistojet, aka the electrothermal hydrazine thruster, by propulsion engineering Yvonne Brill.

    The Ada Lovelace Day podcast highlights the work of women in STEM. We talk to women from around the STEM world about their careers, as well as talking to women and men about historic and modern women’s achievements, discoveries, and inventions.

    Tickets to our annual science cabaret, Ada Lovelace Day Live!, on 10 October in London are on sale now, £20 for general entry and £5 for concessions! You can find out more about our fabulous speakers and book your tickets on our website, at findingada.com.

    Find out more about our podcast on our website, findingada.com/podcast/.

    • 54 Min.
    Ep 16: Fire engineering, Liquid Paper, and understanding memory and cognition

    Ep 16: Fire engineering, Liquid Paper, and understanding memory and cognition

    This month, Kristen Salzer-Frost introduces us to the relatively new discipline of fire engineering. And Nicole George and Cordon Purcell talk about why neuropsychologist Dr Brenda Milner’s work on memory and cognition has been so influential.

    Our Discovery of the Month is the intriguing story of Liquid Paper, invented by Bette Nesmith Graham in 1951.

    The Ada Lovelace Day podcast highlights the work of women in STEM. We talk to women from around the STEM world about their careers, as well as talking to women and men about historic and modern women’s achievements, discoveries, and inventions.

    Tickets to our annual science cabaret, Ada Lovelace Day Live!, on 10 October in London are on sale now at the Early Bird price of just £10! You can find out more about our fabulous speakers and book your tickets on our website, at findingada.com.

    Find out more about our podcast on our website, findingada.com/podcast/.

    • 44 Min.
    Ep 15: Ep 15: Life as a tech reporter, automotive safety features and WWII metallurgy

    Ep 15: Ep 15: Life as a tech reporter, automotive safety features and WWII metallurgy

    This month, we’re talking about life as a tech reporter for the BBC with Zoe Kleinmann, and Dr Paul Coxon from the University of Cambridge tells us about the fascinating work of metallurgist Constance Tipper.

    We also take a look some of the inventions that have made our motoring lives safer and more comfortable, including the windscreen wiper, turn and brake signals, and the car heater.

    The Ada Lovelace Day podcast highlights the work of women in STEM. We talk to women from around the STEM world about their careers, as well as talking to women and men about historic and modern women’s achievements, discoveries, and inventions.

    Find out more about our podcast on our website, findingada.com/podcast/.

    • 52 Min.

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