Leading Women in Marine Science

Welcome to our brand new interview series highlighting leading women working within marine science. The aim of this series is to inspire the next generation of female scientists and to showcase all of the fantastic work that is being carried out by women all over the world. Take a look at one of our interviews below and see how you can be inspired by the fabulous work taking place in our underwater world today…

Dr Stephanie Gardner  – Endeavour Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institut de Ciències del Mar, CSIC

Stephanie Walker – Cetacean Researcher and Astrobiologist

Vanessa Pirotta – PhD Candidate at Macquarie University

Dr. Nasreen Peer – Postdoctoral Fellow, Nelson Mandela University

Dr. Sara Marsham – Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) at Newcastle University

Professor Laura Guertin – Professor of Earth Science at Penn State Brandywine

Marta Maria Cecchetto – PhD Candidate at Heriot-Watt University

Justyna Hampel – PhD Candidate at Wright State University, Ohio

Dr. Heather Olins – Assistant Professor at Boston College

Shelby Norris – Marine Biology Undergraduate at the University of North Carolina

Gail Schwieterman – PhD Candidate at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Alethea Shay Madgett – PhD Candidate at Marine Scotland Science, Aberdeen

Dr. Jennifer Lavers – Lecturer & Eco-toxicologist at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania

Dr. Freya Garry – Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Exeter

Dr. Valeriya Komyakova – Postdoc at the Institute of Marine Research, Norway

Francesca Carr – Masters Student at Newcastle University

Molly Czachur – PhD Candidate at Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Alina Pushkarev – PhD Candidate at the Israeli Institute of Technology

Emily Cunningham – Marine Conservation Consultant

Elaine Shen – PhD Candidate at the University of Rhode Island

Rose Boardman – MRes Ocean Science Postgraduate at the University of Southampton

Clara Bird – Research Assistant at the Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort, NC

Skylar Bayer – Knauss Sea Grant Fellow in Marine Policy in Washington D.C.

Nicole Hellessey – PhD Candidate at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies

Dr. Sonya Legg – Physical Oceanographer in the Princeton University Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences programme and Associate Director of the Cooperative Institute for Modelling Earth System in collaboration with NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Veronica Vriesman PhD Student at the University of California, Davis

Nia Jones MESci Environmental Geography at the University of Cardiff & Runner of the Anti-Straw Campaign in Cardiff

Kate Swindells – Research Assistant for the Cetacean Strandings Research Programme at the Natural History Museum

Madeleine Brasier – Post-doctoral researcher in Antarctic Biology at the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies in Tasmania, Australia

Samantha Athey – PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto studying microfiber and chemical loss

Jess Bone – MRes student at the University of Bournemouth

Dr. Richelle Li Tanner – Marine Ecophysiology Postdoctoral Assistant at Washington State University

Dr. Julie Vercelloni – Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Queensland

Are you a woman working within marine science? Would you like to share your experience? Get in contact with me at hannahsrudd@outlook.com to get involved with this inspirational series.