We swung by the For Women in Science awards held in Stockholm on International Women’s Day, to hear about exciting new discoveries in the scientific world. The biannual award rewards two eminent women scientists for their contributions to life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and computer science. On today’s episode, we hear from:
Kathlén Kohn, assistant professor in mathematics at the Royal Institute of Technology and winner of the Computer Science Award.
Beatriz Villarroel, an astronomer at Nordita in Stockholm who leads the VASCO (Vanishing & Appearing Sources During a Century of Observations) project.
And Nina Wormbs, professor in the history of technology at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.