Kylie has always been fascinated by how cells function, and to get a deeper understanding she studied Chemistry at the University of Melbourne and is now applying chemical techniques to address questions in biology. Her group are particularly interested in bacteria that live on hydrogen gas as their energy source and what they can teach us about using hydrogen as a sustainable fuel. Her group are also developing ways to harness enzymes in new ways for producing complex chemicals that are hard to synthesise in the laboratory. Kylie speaks regularly in schools about careers in chemistry.
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Oxford Science Adventures 2016
Free half term activities for 7-14 year-olds at the University of Oxford's Experimental Psychology Department.
This half term, researchers from Oxford’s Experimental Psychology Department are running a week of activities. From Tuesday to Thursday, parents can book a morning (9.30 - 12.30) or an afternoon (1.30 - 4.30) slot to bring...
A concert combining cutting-edge science and sublime music
Working with the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, and young musicians and pupils around Oxford, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment has been composing new music inspired by the science of sleep and circadian biology.
• Features soprano Elin Manahan Thomas...
Inspirational teachers were behind Kit Yates choosing to study maths. He also liked the fact that maths was based on a set of rules that enabled you to solve different problems, rather than having to rote learn facts.
Towards Absolute Zero
Ossie wouldn't really have survived the ride in our animation, but much of the science is accurate. Here is more background about what's going on.
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