Ep14: Physics Matters - Susan Haines (Bonus Episode)

October 20, 2015 in Season 1
Photograph of LHCb experiment at CERN.
LHCb experiment at CERN. Image credit: Image © CERN 2009-2015, CERN-EX-0905070, source: https://cds.cern.ch/record/1178706.
Dr Susan Haines is a particle physicist working at the Cavendish Laboratory on data from the LHCb experiment at CERN.

You meet people from all over the world, but everyone has the same goal … we’re all going forwards in the same direction, which is a really nice feeling

Photograph of Susan Haines.
Image credit: Susan Haines

Susan’s research encompasses one of the most fundamental questions in the universe - why is there predominantly more matter than anti-matter?

You can read more about the work of the Cambridge LHCb group here, or more about the detector itself on the CERN website.

Logo of Cavendish inspiring Women.

This bonus episode was co-produced with Hannah Stern, and recorded in partnership with Cavendish inspiring Women, a group based at the University of Cambridge who aim to raise the visibility of women working in physics. It forms part of a series of short interviews profiling scientists and the research they do.