Ep10: Science on a Mountaintop - Hannah Stern

June 10, 2015 in Season 1
Optical table.
Optical table. Image credit: Hannah Stern.
Hannah Stern works with lasers. Really fast lasers. She was inspired to apply for a PhD at the University of Cambridge, thanks to a chance encounter with an academic, high in the mountains on New Zealand.
Photograph of Hannah Stern.
Photograph of Hannah Stern. Image credit: Hannah Stern

There are reputations … or stereotypes out there, that are not right about scientists!

In this interview we talk about the importance of mentorship, hard work and luck in science.

Hannah is a Winton scholar - you can find out more about what this means, and the research carried out in under this programme here.