Wednesday 19 February 2020 at 3:21pm

Inspiring the next generation of scientists

What motivated you to choose your profession and what do you love about your job?  When I was young I loved learning about the Earth, how the Earth works, and about the natural world. As a geologist I like finding out about what the Earth was like in the past, piecing together clues from rocks and fossils to build a picture of a different life on our planet  What accomplishment are you most proud of?  My scientific contribution to understanding what the polar regions were like millions of years ago by discovering new plant fossils and using them to reconstruct ancient forests and climates of the polar regions …