11 episodes

The Suffrage Science podcast: How women are changing science is brought to you by the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences. Presenter Dr Kat Arney explores the journeys of women in science, reflecting on progress we’ve made and the challenges still to be addressed, through conversations with an incredible group of women leaders who have all received a Suffrage Science award over the past ten years. Find out more at https://www.suffragescience.org/

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The Suffrage Science podcast: How women are changing science is brought to you by the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences. Presenter Dr Kat Arney explores the journeys of women in science, reflecting on progress we’ve made and the challenges still to be addressed, through conversations with an incredible group of women leaders who have all received a Suffrage Science award over the past ten years. Find out more at https://www.suffragescience.org/

    Elspeth Garman

    Elspeth Garman

    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.








     

    • 29 min
    Hannah Dee

    Hannah Dee

    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.  

    • 31 min
    Hayaatun Sillem

    Hayaatun Sillem

    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.  

    • 38 min
    Carron Shankland

    Carron Shankland

    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. 

    • 27 min
    Maggie Aderin-Pocock

    Maggie Aderin-Pocock

    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

    • 34 min
    Mona Xu

    Mona Xu

    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








     
     

     

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Sparkero ,

Inspiring!

Fanastic podcast about truly inspirational women!

ACTGmatters ,

Absolutely love it!

It is so interesting to hear the stories of such inspiring women in science first hand! What an amazing scheme is Suffrage Science, I never knew about it! Thanks, Kat Arney for brining all these motivational stories to us!

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