Life After PhD With Katerina Falk

12. 10. 2020, 10:00 - 11:30
Katerina Falk, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Join us for the next session of the popular Life after PhD event series. This time with world-renowned physicist and science popularizer Katerina Falk, Ph.D. She graduated from Imperial College London and received her doctorate from Oxford University. As a scientist, she worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. She participated in the development of the ELI Beamlines laser center in Dolní Břežany near Prague. Currently, she leads a research team at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf focused on laboratory astrophysics.

She is the holder of the British Parliament's SET for Britain Award for Young Scientists (2011), a special annual award for scientific teams in Los Alamos LAAP (2012) and the Czech Neuron Impulse (2017). She has lectured at many popularization and professional events, such as the TedX talk in Zlín, the annual conference of women in science under the Czech Academy of Sciences and symposia in the USA, Japan, Belgium, France, and Hungary. She actively popularizes science, and in cooperation with the publishing house, Nová beseda published a book for the general public What's new in physics (2018).

She will share with you her career path, how to combine motherhood and science, how mentoring works in science, and much more. Do not miss this great opportunity.

The lecture will be in English.

Life after PhD with Katerina Falk