E7 - Cuppa with a Physicist
Physicist Dr Sarah Bugby discusses her academic journey, ongoing research and an idea involving artificial skin that led to a peculiar meeting, to name but a few topics...
Time Stamps -
00:00:00 - Welcome
00:01:08 - Introducing Dr Sarah Bugby
00:03:35 - Life as a physicist in the medical field
00:05:53 - Misconceptions about being a physicist
00:07:16 - Vet? Butcher? Teacher? The journey to becoming a physicist
00:11:57 - Handling rejection and bouncing back as a researcher
00:11:40 - Stories from the field
00:13:00 - Being a woman in physics
00:16:25 - Life after a PhD and working life
00:20:54 - Collaborating overseas...
00:22:30 - Lab work... building and testing
00:24:22 - Small Gamma cameras to identify cancer
00:37:05 - More exciting research areas
00:42:03 - Favourite parts of the job... and the not so good bits
00:44:37 - 3D printed mouse skeletons and... ahem... unexpected adult toys
00:47:51 - Inspiration and career goals
00:50:18 - What does a physicist do in their spare time?
00:51:46 - What's next...
00:53:24 - Hot topics and advice for students aiming for a career in physics
00:58:05 - Limit-less campaign
00:59:12 - Thanks and goodbye