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Kathy Sykes — physicist

Kathy Sykes is a science communicator working on a variety of projects, including serving as director of the Cheltenham Festival of Science in the United Kingdom. She was previously head of science for Explore@Bristol, a new hands-on science center, developing ideas for the content of the institution. Sykes is a physicist, with a doctorate from Bristol University and is still doing post-doctoral research there. She completed her first degree there before going to teach math and physics in Zimbabwe for three years.

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