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International Women’s Day 2015

ScienceGrrl once again invaded the Yorkshire Museum on International Women’s Day, bringing in female scientists from a number of different disciplines. The public were invited to talk to the researchers individually, and try some of the hands on demonstrations. Dr Kay Ritchie, from the University of York’s psychology department, talked about the challenges of building … Continue reading


Ada Lovelace Day

To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, York ScienceGrrl once again invaded the Yorkshire Museum, bringing scientists, gadgets and hands-on demos. We had a range of scientists in the museum again, from physicists and astronomers, chemists, biologists, computer scientists and an archaeologist. There was lots of science to be seen. On the nuclear physics side of things, … Continue reading


Experiment time!

Today, I’m mostly procrastinating preparing for a trip to France tomorrow. I’m going a lab in Orsay, which is just outside of Paris. It’ll be great – I get to see my old housemate before the experiment starts, and it’ll be the first time I’ve seen Philip since he started his postdoc in South Africa. … Continue reading