WomeninScience

Elodie Genevieve Germaine Vandelle – Follow your passion

April 25, 2022

We speak to Elodie Vandelle, Associate Professor at the University of Verona, who is involved in studying the interaction between plants and pathogenic microorganisms. Her recent line of research studies the bacterial virulence of phytopathogenic bacteria using kiwifruit plant models. We talk about being a ‘plant doctor’, touch upon the challenges of motherhood and opportunities for female researchers. [...]

Miriam Rengel – Women in space

April 11, 2022

This week, we speak with Dr. Miriam Rengel, a researcher at Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Gottingen, Germany. Her research focuses on the atmosphere of solar and extrasolar planets. Dr. Rengel has been involved in propelling the mission on the NASA/DLR airborne telescope SOFIA to observe the atmosphere on Titan, Jupiter’s moon. [...]

Asha de Vos – Every coastline needs a local hero 

December 10, 2021

In the world of marine science, Dr. Asha de Vos rarely needs an introduction. The Sri Lankan marine biologist and ocean educator is best known for her pioneering work on blue whales and for founding the non-profit Oceanswell, Sri Lanka's first marine conservation research and education organization. [...]

Sarah Berry – Science is my favorite hobby

November 11, 2021

Dr. Sarah Berry is a reader in nutritional sciences at King’s College London. In this interview we talk to Dr. Berry about both her career in nutritional sciences and her passion for the subject. Furthermore, we discuss recent advancements in the world of research and its potential expansion over time. [...]

Lauren Arkoosh – From salmon to seal scat

October 11, 2021

Lauren Arkoosh is currently a PhD Student at Abertay University in Scotland, focusing on seals as a sentinel species to monitor antimicrobial resistance genes in the waters surrounding the UK. We talked about her interest in marine science and her chosen career path. [...]