Twitter | Search | |
Search Refresh
The Royal Society Mar 20
Jocelyn Bell Burnell FRS has donated her Breakthrough Prize to create a new fund supporting PhD students. The aims to increase the number of female physics researchers in the UK to more than 30% in the next 10 years. Learn more
Reply Retweet Like
Najnin Sharmin May 29
It was great to give a talk at Women and EDI in STEM event and listen to more amazing talks from different backgrounds. Supporting Great event organized by
Reply Retweet Like
Emily James Mar 21
RT PhysicsNews: Read PhysicsWorld’s exclusive interview with Jocelyn Bell Burnell, where she talks about the launch of the new Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund to boost diversity in physics departments in the UK and Ireland.
Reply Retweet Like
Johanna Kieniewicz Mar 19
Wonderful piece here about the with some inspirational young women studying physics. If you were awarded £2.5 million, could you just give it all away?
Reply Retweet Like
Lukas VF Novak Mar 20
Fund to boost female and black physicist numbers
Reply Retweet Like
rachel youngman Mar 24
Despair at article today. we know the evidence as do physicists across the country. Think I’ll celebrate the thousands of physicists like the incredible Jocelyn Bell Burnell who champion positive change
Reply Retweet Like
Marcia Lesky Mar 19
Thank you to the amazing Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell for supporting in - and for your amazing contributions to science and just for being awsome! Watch this great video and pass it on.
Reply Retweet Like
Selina Mar 19
So proud and honoured to be part of such an important campaign! The will help and support students from minority backgrounds pursue Physics at PhD level. Jocelyn is a true inspiration!
Reply Retweet Like
Robin Griffiths Mar 19
Exciting news here at . Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell is coming in for the launch of her graduate scholarship fund . What a hero! Won a £2.3m prize for outstanding work in astrophysics... And promptly set about giving it away.
Reply Retweet Like
Vicky Pope Mar 19
Great new fund to increase diversity in physics supporting PhD students, launched through the generosity of Jocelyn and run by the Institute of Physics
Reply Retweet Like
Johanna Kieniewicz Mar 19
"Diversity shouldn't be a goal. It should be a given." Wonderful video about astrophysics student Ozioma Kamalu
Reply Retweet Like
Advanced Optical Imaging Group, UCD Mar 26
Our group member took part in this great article about the Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund by , talking about women and minorities' struggles to do their PhDs.
Reply Retweet Like
Aus Inst of Physics Mar 21
What a fantastic initiative! We are very proud to say that Jocelyn was our Women in Physics lecturer in 1999.
Reply Retweet Like
rachel youngman Mar 21
Such a rewarding week. Yesterday we launched and this morning I was reminded of the support gives to people who are held in imigration removal centres. So much in this world needs changing
Reply Retweet Like
rachel youngman Mar 21
My reflections on the launch this week of the Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund, and how IOP is supporting Dame Jocelyn’s mission to foster and support diversity in physics research
Reply Retweet Like
Birkbeck Science Mar 20
Brilliant initiative funding students underrepresented in thanks to generosity + inspiration of Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell working with IOP
Reply Retweet Like
Owen Gower Mar 19
is an incredible initiative - will have a major impact not only on Physics research, but on access to graduate education. Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell is an inspiration.
Reply Retweet Like
Paul Coxon Mar 19
Replying to @paulcoxon
Following the great news about to support underrepresented minorities pursue careers in physics is legit wonderful. You can see Jocelyn Bell Burnell’s original 1967 chart showing the discovery of pulsars on display at exhibition right now ✨
Reply Retweet Like
Adam Tuff Mar 19
Dame Bell Burnell donated the entirety of the prize money award for the Special Breakthrough prize in Fundamental Physics (>£2m) to encourage women and minority students into Physics research roles. Inspirational.
Reply Retweet Like
Dr Gráinne Walshe Mar 19
Replying to @PhysicsNews
This is fantastic . What an act of generosity and public-spiritedness from Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell.
Reply Retweet Like