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Chemistry for the Future: Meet the Scientists

From chemicals to cooking and organisms to orchestras- discover the people behind the science that goes on in Oxford Chemistry. Listen to how they first fell in love with the discipline and how they spend their free time when they're not in the lab.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Meet the Scientists - DNA Synthesis Angelina Measures, DPhil student in the Conway Group, Oxford, synthesises small molecules to study how our DNA is stored and used. Angelina discusses the unique practical skills gained from a chemistry degree, and shares what she loves about research. Angelina Measures 11 Apr 2014
2 Meet the Scientists - Collaborations with the Oxford Botanic Garden Alison Foster, Senior Curator of the Oxford Botanic Garden, discusses her daily work and the transition she has made from working in a lab to working in the garden. Alison Foster 09 Oct 2013
3 Meet the Scientists - Solar Fuels and Artificial Photosynthesis Andreas Bachmeier, a DPhil student in the Armstrong Group, Oxford University, gives a glimpse into his research and his life outside of work, including a love for rowing and German beer. Andreas Bachmeier 09 Oct 2013
4 Meet the Scientists - Transparent Conductors Alex T. Vai, DPhil student in the Donohoe Group, University of Oxford, describes his exciting research into touch-screen technology and also tells of his outside work ventures in orienteering and orchestra. Alex T. Vai 04 Oct 2013
5 Meet the Scientists - Solar Fuels, Bacteria and Hydrogen Dr Rhiannon Evans from the Armstrong Group, University of Oxford, gives a short account of her research studies into solar fuels, as well as giving an insight to her life outside of research. Rhiannon Evans 04 Oct 2013
6 Meet the Scientists - Solar Fuels and Enzymes Susannah Hexter, DPhil Student in the Armstrong Group, University of Oxford, describes her love for Chemistry and discusses her hobbies outside of work. Susannah Hexter 04 Oct 2013