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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
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Stemettes 💙 ★ # + Mar 19
Amazing 🎊 The Institute of Physics and leading physicist Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell have launched a new funding scheme to encourage greater diversity in Physics. The discoverer of pulsars donated the £2.3m she won:
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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
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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.
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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.
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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!
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Birkbeck Science Mar 20
Brilliant initiative funding students underrepresented in thanks to generosity + inspiration of Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell working with IOP
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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 ✨
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💧Who benefits from racism? 🌳 Mar 25
And then there's: Jocelyn Bell Burnell FRS has donated her Breakthrough Prize to establish the with supporting PhD physics students from under-represented groups, including female students, BAME students and students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
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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
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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
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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?
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Crash mat lander Mar 19
Amazing news from one of my heros, Prof Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Can't wait to find out how the with will support PhD physics students from under-represented grps - female students, BAME students & students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
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Lukas VF Novak Mar 20
Fund to boost female and black physicist numbers
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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
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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.
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Johanna Kieniewicz Mar 19
"Why don't I have a plan? Why don't I know what I want to do?" Something so many of us have asked as young people. Thanks for sharing your story to physics - you've found a wonderful direction
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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.
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✨ Shiny Sarah ✨ Mar 19
The Incredible Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Northern Ireland’s finest using her platform and resources to help to raise others up 💪
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Ann Kennedy Smith Mar 19
What an amazing and inspiring woman she is - & it is wonderful to see Jocelyn Bell Burnell's original groundbreaking work highlighted in 's excellent new exhibition
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