16 episodes

Two star-struck students, Victoria Carr and Olatz Mompeo, interview pioneering women who code and use technology to solve the biggest problems in research. They share their stories and advice of breaking into and succeeding in the male-dominated field of tech.

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Two star-struck students, Victoria Carr and Olatz Mompeo, interview pioneering women who code and use technology to solve the biggest problems in research. They share their stories and advice of breaking into and succeeding in the male-dominated field of tech.

    Episode 11: Hacking the Spread of COVID-19

    Episode 11: Hacking the Spread of COVID-19

    In this episode, Victoria and Olatz talk to Dr Emma Hodcroft on her research in tracking the evolution of the new coronavirus, SARS-Cov-2, and her journey into computer science and bioinformatics.

    Emma is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Basel and co-developer for the Nextstrain project. She is an expert in phylogenetics and has previously worked on HIV, plant and fruit fly genetics.

    Read more about Emma's research: http://emmahodcroft.com and https://twitter.com/firefoxx66

    • 47 min
    Episode 10: What is Open Science?

    Episode 10: What is Open Science?

    We talk to Alexandra Lautarescu about open science, what makes good science, and what we can do as researchers and funders to promote and practise open science.

    Alex is a doctoral researcher at King's College London working on fetal and neonatal brain development. You can read more about her research and outreach at https://www.alautarescu.com and follow her on twitter @AleLautarescu

    If you are interested in the articles mentioned in this episode go to www.researcherscode.com/episode-10

    • 22 min
    Episode 9: Living with Imposter Syndrome

    Episode 9: Living with Imposter Syndrome

    What is imposter syndrome? Do you feel like an "imposter"? How do we tackle imposter syndrome?

    In this special episode, we talk to Professor Katherine Hawley, philospoher at the University of St. Andrews about imposter syndrome, why people get it, what we can do to support others with imposter syndrome and how we can tackle it as a society in the workplace and beyond.

    As well as Imposter Syndrome, Katherine also researches on Trust. You can read her work here: https://katherinehawley.org/

    • 32 min
    Episode 8: Careers in Tech with Careers In Your Ears Part 2

    Episode 8: Careers in Tech with Careers In Your Ears Part 2

    Victoria Carr of ResearcHers Code has teamed up with Vicki Tipton from KCL Careers to bring you Part 2 of two episodes interviewing women who moved from the academia into the tech industry.

    Listen to Part 1 -> https://www.researcherscode.com/episode-7

    Listen to Part 2 -> https://www.researcherscode.com/episode-8

    • 33 sec
    Episode 7: Careers in Tech with Careers In Your Ears Part 1

    Episode 7: Careers in Tech with Careers In Your Ears Part 1

    Victoria Carr of ResearcHers Code has teamed up with Vicki Tipton from KCL Careers to bring you the first part of two episodes interviewing women who moved from the academia into the tech industry. Join us in the new year for the 2nd part of this conversation.

    Listen to Part 1 -> https://www.researcherscode.com/episode-7

    • 49 sec
    Episode 6: A Digital Design for Life

    Episode 6: A Digital Design for Life

    Olatz and Victoria chat to Dr Katie Seaborn, a postdoctoral scientist at the RIKEN Centre for Advanced Intelligence Project in Tokyo. Katie is currently researching into how elderly people interact and have conversations with robots that help prevent the onset of dementia. Katie is an expert in designing interactive games and user experience. Growing up, she enjoyed drawing and illustration, but once the internet took off she discovered her love of digital design.

    • 31 min

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