BA Natural Sciences (Physics) (University of Cambridge), PhD in Physics (University of Cambridge)
Soft Matter and Biological Physics
Diversity at national and university level, particularly around women in science; science policy and communication; Member of the ERC’s Scientific Council; Chair of the Steering Advisory Group for Department of Culture, Media and Sports; music, walking
FRS (1999); DBE 2010; Mott Prize (IOP) 2005; Bakerian Prize Lecture (Royal Society) 2006; L’Oreal/UNESCO For Women in Science Laureate for Europe 2009; Faraday Medal and Award (IOP) 2010; UKRC Lifetime Achievement Women of Outstanding Achievement Award (UKRC) 2011.
Professor of Experimental Physics; Deputy Vice Chancellor; Master of Churchill College