Ep10: Science on a Mountaintop - Hannah Stern

Image credit: Hannah Stern

Hannah Stern works with lasers. Really fast lasers. She was inspired to apply for a PhD at the University of Cambridge, thanks to a chance encounter with an academic, high in the mountains on New Zealand.

There are reputations … or stereotypes out there, that are not right about scientists!
— Hannah Stern
Image credit: Hannah Stern

Image credit: Hannah Stern

In this interview we talk about the importance of mentorship, hard work and luck in science.

Hannah is a Winton scholar - you can find out more about what this means, and the research carried out in under this programme here.