Reviews and Recognition

Audience Feedback

“Fran had a great way of explaining what she does as physicist through clever pop-culture comparisons and well set up jokes, performed with confidence and conviction. Very well articulated and very solid points on gender conditioning.”

“It flawlessly combined humour and fun with interesting science – I enjoyed every second”

“as funny and sciency as The Infinite Monkey Cage, proportionally more women, very good”

Science Communication Awards

Shortlisted for the Institute of Physics Very Early Career Communicator Award, 2015

Shortlisted for the Scopus Researcher’s Choice Science Communication Award, 2015

Science Oxford bursary to attend the BIG Event science communication conference, 2015

Third place in the BIG Event Best Demo competition, 2015

Regional Finalist for FameLab Oxford, 2015

Research and Academic Awards

Edward Chapman Research Prize (2015), awarded by Magdalen College, Oxford

VLM Lairmore Prize for Physics (2013), award by St Catharine’s College, Cambridge