Challenges & Changes in Physics: Dr Clara Barker

11 Nov 2020 - 3:30pm
Staff, students and public (14+)

Dr Clara Barker discusses her research and the challenges that physics and physicists face, and shares some of her work to push for change.

In the second lecture of this new series from the Department of Physics, we will hear from Dr Clara Barker [she/her], a thin-film material scientist who manages the Centre for Applied Superconductivity in the Materials Department at Oxford University. Clara is the Chair of the Oxford University LGBT+ advisory group and runs a youth group for LGBTI+ people, as well as giving many talks in schools and beyond in which she shares her story of being a trans scientist. In 2017 she won a Prime Minister's Points of Light Award for her outstanding volunteer work.

This is the second of a series of three lecture this term hosted by Dr Alex Ramadan. This lecture will be held as a webinar on Zoom. Details of how to join will be sent to those registered. This event is free of charge and open to anyone to attend.

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