What happens when you have a well-established career outside of academia, and then you decide to go back to university?
October 15, 2018
What questions does an audience of (mainly) non-scientists ask you when you work on a brand new technology?
October 1, 2018
Dr Ben Britton talks about engineering metals for nuclear reactors, how he originally wanted to be a lawyer, and answers questions from an audience.
September 17, 2018
Professor Sandrine Heutz describes her pathway into academia, including why her grandmother was so keen for her to study chemistry.
September 2, 2018
Dr Emma Chapman talks about kangaroos destroying radio telescopes and working in science. Recorded live at the Imperial Festival 2018.
August 20, 2018
Academics do research, but they also teach students. So how do you balance teaching, while also carrying out research?
July 9, 2018
Roma Agrawal is an engineer who has worked on hundreds of structures across the country, most notably The Shard in London. We explore how she went from studying physics to become a structural engineer.
June 25, 2018
How can a scientist use social media to reach new audiences? Meriame Berboucha is a physicist using her voice online to encourage young people to study science.
June 11, 2018
Climate physicist, co-director of a research institute, and formerly head of one of the UK’s largest physics departments. This episode I talk to Professor Jo Haigh.
May 28, 2018
What’s it like being a medical doctor, and a PhD doctor? Can research academics learn tips from the clinicians, or vice versa? This episode I talk to a doctor doctor.
May 14, 2018