E1 - Cuppa with a... Climate Scientist
The first-ever Cuppa with a Scientist podcast, brought to you by Loughborough University, as Dr Tom Matthews joins host and aspiring scientist Meg Cox to discuss his journey to becoming a climate scientist, fieldwork including a trip to the top of Mount Everest, and the weirdest jobs he's had to do during his career.
Time Stamps -
00:00:00 - Introduction to Cuppa with a Scientist
00:01:47 - Introducing Dr Tom Matthews
00:08:56 - Misconceptions of climate scientists
00:12:36 - How did Tom become a climate scientist?
00:19:00 - University experience
00:30:36 - Life after a PhD
00:38:11 - Weird and wonderful moments as a climate scientist
00:46:13 - What keeps you motivated?
00:50:53 - Not-so-glamorous part of the job
01:02:18 - Advice for up-and-coming scientists
01:07:03 - Why be a scientist?
01:11:02 - Follow on Twitter
01:12:19 - Thanks and goodbye
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