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Christ Church Women in Science

Written by Eleanor Sanger, posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2018

11th February is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This year, we've decided to focus our attention on the female Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) and Postdoctoral Research Fellows at Christ Church who are doing research into various areas of science. These women are at the beginning of their academic careers, but have already achieved some amazing things and are making fascinating discoveries in their fields. At Christ Church these two groups are also majority female - over 50% of our JRFs and Postdocs in science are women!

Because of this, we thought we'd give you an insight into what they're working on and what's so great about what they do - plus some of them will be giving you tips and advice for forging a career in science.

Click through our Christ Church Women in Science blogs, being posted between now and Sunday, to find out more about our brilliant female scientists - and see below for a summary of some of their achievements!


Christ Church Women in Science: in the news

Dr Jena Meinecke presented with Early Career Researchers MPLS Impact Award

Dr Kerri Donaldson Hanna awarded Winton Capital prize by the Royal Astronomical Society

Dr Patricia Lockwood awarded Frith Prize by the Experimental Psychology Society

Dr Sam Giles awarded 2017 Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship

Dr Sam Giles has paper published in 'Nature'

Christ Church student makes first synthetic retina

Dr Sam Giles awarded 2017 L'Oreal-UNESCO International Rising Talent Fellowship

Diet affects DNA - Emily Seward & Dr Steven Kelly

Dr Jena Meinecke wins award for early-career female physicists at the IOP