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Kathy Sykes - Physicist

Kathy Sykes holds the Collier Chair as Professor of Public Understanding of Science at Bristol University. She is also a Director of the new Cheltenham Festival of Science. Previously, she was Head of Science for 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.

This is Kathy's third Rough Science project.

Read how Kathy approached each of the challenges:

   Rover
   Communication
   Spacesuit
   Impact
   Aerial Surveyor
   Rocket

 

Photo: Kathy Stkes
The Scientists

Meet the team and explore how they approached the challenges:

Ellen McCallie
Iain Stewart
Jonathan Hare
Kathy Sykes
Mike Bullivant