Meet Scientists

Did you know, that when asked to “Draw a Scientist” most children draw a white male with crazy hair, specs & a lab coat? But the future of STEM that WE see is much more diverse! What better way to explore amazing STEM careers than by learning about real, inspiring young STEMists changing our world for good. This is the face of STEM, can you spot someone like you!? If you want to be a Curiosity Champion, submit an application here!

Lucy Rogers

Engineer, Inventor and Communicator

Stefania Kapsetaki

Cancer researcher and pianist

Science Writer and Presenter

Helen Leigh

Maker and Technology Writer

Gabriel Krenzer

Batteries and materials researcher

Dr Jo

Teacher and Research Scientist

Kathryn Boast

Science Communicator and Physicist

Hana Ayoob

Science Illustrator, Events Producer and Speaker

Merrit Moore

Quantum Physicist and Ballerina

Helena Hopkins

Water Management Engineer

Lynda Coughlan

Microbiologist and vaccine scientist

Rebecca Smethurst

Astrophysicist and Science Communicator

Sarah Bearchell

Science Writer and Presenter

Rafael Alves Bastista

Physicist and astrobiologist

Haydn Francis Curiosity Champion

Battery scientist and mentor

Andy Benson

Environmental management and educator


Heavy metal marine biologist

Elle Lorelle Mcintosh-Richards

Scientist and founder of Twipes

Sophie Adjalley

Molecular biologist and malaria researcher

Helen Needham

Computer programmer and neurodiversity advocate

Vanessa Woods

Biomedicine and biotechnology scientist

Jacqueline Tan

Chemistry and Computing Scientist