An interview with Adam Tarrant

Name: Adam Tarrant Current Job: Undergraduate student (about to start a placement at DESY in Germany) Scientific Discipline/Field: Dark Matter University: Royal Holloway University of London Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): G and Gender queer Twitter or other social media handle (if applicable)? Instagram: @atotarrant. Twitter:  @AdamTarrant What does your job involve? As an undergrad... Continue Reading →

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An interview with Will Davies

Name: Will Davies Current Job: Medical reporter Scientific Discipline/Field: Biology, Science Communication Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): B Twitter or other social media handle (if applicable): @eurekanerdcast   What does your job involve? Reporting on oncology news, interviewing researchers   How did you get to this job (education etc.)? After a biology degree,... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Scott James Davidson

Current Job: PhD student at the University of Sheffield Scientific Discipline/Field: Ecology/Biogeochemistry Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G What does your job involve? I’m a 2nd year PhD student at the University of Sheffield looking into the role of vegetation in methane fluxes across Arctic tundra in Alaska. The ultimate goal of my PhD is understanding the... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Val Knapp

Current Job: Database development officer Scientific Discipline/Field: ICT / Computer Science Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): I ID as gay, but technically I'm a lesbian. What does your job involve?  Working with people, writing specifications, writing and testing code, writing, testing and optimising reports, lots of email, lots of phone calls and lots of learning. How did... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Stephanie Rankin

Current Job: Research Analyst Scientific Discipline/Field:  Analytical Chemistry Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): L Website? Twitter, Website What does your job involve? I work as a research analyst in the Organic Geochemistry Unit at a UK university. My job is partially a technical role troubleshooting and (theoretically!) fixing analytical instrumentation when things go wrong, along with... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Calvin James Smith

Current Job: Lecturer in Mathematics Scientific Discipline/Field:  Mathematics Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G, living a life of domestic bliss with my long term boyfriend and our two sons. Website? http://www.reading.ac.uk/maths-and-stats/about/Staff/calvin-smith.aspx What does your job involve? I hold a teaching intensive lectureship in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Reading. The main... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Kate Montague-Hellen

Current Job: Research Nurse Scientific Discipline/Field: Clinical Haemato-Oncology Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): P (Pansexual), B What does you job involve? Recruiting and supporting oncology patients on clinical trails within the NHS. How did you get to this job (education etc.)? Initially I read for a BSc in Biology at the University of... Continue Reading →

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