Ep61: From Software Engineer to Scientist – Matt Faria

What happens when you have a well-established career outside of academia, and then you decide to go back to university?

October 15, 2018

Ep60: Live at the Imperial Festival – Alexandros Kouris (Bonus Episode)

What questions does an audience of (mainly) non-scientists ask you when you work on a brand new technology?

October 1, 2018

Ep59: Live at the Imperial Festival – Ben Britton (Bonus Episode)

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

Ep58: Live at the Imperial Festival – Sandrine Heutz (Bonus Episode)

Professor Sandrine Heutz describes her pathway into academia, including why her grandmother was so keen for her to study chemistry.

September 2, 2018

Ep57: Live at the Imperial Festival – Emma Chapman (Bonus Episode)

Dr Emma Chapman talks about kangaroos destroying radio telescopes and working in science. Recorded live at the Imperial Festival 2018.

August 20, 2018

Ep56: Teaching and Researching – Kirsty Shaw

Academics do research, but they also teach students. So how do you balance teaching, while also carrying out research?

July 9, 2018

Ep55: Structural Engineer – Roma Agrawal

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

Ep54: Social Media Scientist - Meriame Berboucha

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

Ep53: Climate Physicist – Joanna Haigh

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

Ep52: Medical Doctor, PhD Doctor – Jennifer Gelinas

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