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Once Erik learnt more about climate change a few years ago, he was hooked. Since then the highly experienced oil and gas engineer has been looking to apply his skills in the sustainability sector. This ties in well with his passion for sailing. He has…
Giulia is a chemical engineer with a passion for science communication across language barriers. Recently, she joined Blue Steens as our very first affiliate translator for Italian and Spanish. Giulia strikes me as very proactive; a woman looking for…
Mathematics makes the world go round. In a way, it is a language that helps us describe and explain natural phenomena, man-made constructions and much more. If you are into maths, there are plenty of career paths to choose from. Engineering is one of…
I first met Lesley at ABZWISE, an unusual entrepreneurship programme for women in STEM, at the University of Aberdeen in 2012. Two key aspects of this workshop were characteristic of Lesley. Firstly, she doesn’t do bog-standard. Secondly, she loves to…
Novo Nordisk is a publicly listed pharmaceutical company whose origins date back into the 1920s. With the headquarter in its native Denmark, the company also has international production facilities and R&D centres in several countries, affiliates in…
Elahe is originally from Iran, and I always find it fascinating to talk to her. Why? Because I can learn about an unfamiliar world. I don’t know an awful lot about Iran; just bits I snap up through the media. I can ask Elahe naïve questions without fear…