has just become the Professor of Public Understanding of Science
at Bristol University (the Collier Chair). She is also a Director
of the new
Cheltenham Festival of Science. Previously, she was Head of
Explore@Bristol, a new 'hands-on' science center, coming up
with ideas for the content of the center. Kathy is a physicist,
with a PhD (looking into a biodegradable plastic) from Bristol
University and is still doing some post-doc research there.
She did her first degree there too then went to teach Mathematics
and A-level Physics in Zimbabwe for 3 years with VSO.
Kathy's second Rough Science project.