LIYSF 2023: Day 13

Manjot and Catherine here! Today is our last day at LIYSF! Wow these two weeks just flew by! We started off the day with breakfast and then our final keynote lecture with Professor Lee Cronin on Chemputation. Dr. Cronin is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow. Dr. Cronin talked about his recent … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 12

Hello everyone! It’s Catherine here to recap LIYSF day 12! It is so crazy that LIYSF is already almost over! Today was a bit of a slower day. We started off with having breakfast and going to our first specialist lectures of the day. Unfortunately, we didn’t get photos of our lectures today. My lecture … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 11

Day 11 at LIYSF! Today was an optional visit to the University of Cambridge. I woke up early, had breakfast and headed out on a two hour drive to the university. Catherine stayed at Imperial and got some rest in. At Cambridge we got a tour of the university. We got to see Trinity College, … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 10

Welcome to Day 10 of LIYSF!  Today we started off the morning with a lecture from Professor Sir Steven Cowley, a theoretical physicist, an international authority on fusion energy and a Princeton Professor of Astrophysical Sciences. Dr. Cowley discussed the science and prospects to accelerate fusion development and design and build the first fusion pilot plants. … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 9

Hi everyone! Catherine back to recount LIYSF 2023 day 9! Today we started our day off with specialist lectures! It was alumni day so every specialist was a previous attendee of LIYSF! My lecture was with Dr. Stephen Priebe on Aerodynamics, Turbulent Flow, and Computational Fluid Dynamics. We covered the history of aerodynamics, common misconceptions … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 8

Hi everyone! Catherine here, back to recap LIYSF 2023 Day 8! On day 8 Manjot and I began our day with visits to scientific facilities. Manjot went to The Jenner Institute at Oxford while I went to HR Wallingford and Oxford as well. Manjot got to learn about designing and developing vaccines and got to … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 7

Hello all! Catherine here to recap LIYSF day 7! I can’t believe we are already half way through LIYSF!! It has been so much fun and we’ve learned so much! I’m so excited to see what’s in store for the last seven days! Today Manjot and I had jet lag finally catch up on us. … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 6

Today I got to visit Rolls-Royce to see their largest collection of aero engines in the country! The bus ride there was two and a half hours and we had to get up really early but it was all worth it. We got to see engines ranging from World War 1 piston engines to Merlin … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of LIYSF!  Today was an amazing day filled with captivating lectures! We have so much to share with you all that it was difficult trying to fit it all into one post. We started off with a principal lecture from Professor Christopher Jackson, Professor of Basin Analysis at Imperial College London. … Read more

LIYSF 2023: Day 4

Hello everyone! Catherine here. I am back to tell you all about LIYSF day 4! On this day there was an optional visit to Stonehenge and Salisbury which I attended. We began our day with breakfast before getting to our bus and taking the two hour drive to Stonehenge. Let me introduce you all to … Read more