SPA Colloquium : Showbiz Physics
Abstract : You've heard of Medical Physics, Geophysics, Astrophysics... but have you ever thought about the vital role physics plays in showbiz? Alix Pryde is the BBC's Director of Distribution. She also has a PhD in solid state physics, completed under the supervision of QML's Professor Martin Dove. She'll talk about her career journey from crystals to crystal sets and their modern equivalents. And as a working mother of two, she'll also share her thoughts on balancing career and family.
Speaker: Alix Pryde
Venue: Friday March 7, 4.00 p.m : David Sizer Lecture Theatre.
Reception : The talk will be followed by drinks and snacks. All members of QML (faculty, students, staff) are invited.