Meet Scientists

Did you know, that when asked to “Draw a Scientist” most children draw a white male with crazy hair, specs & a lab coat? But the future of STEM that WE see is much more diverse! What better way to explore amazing STEM careers than by learning about real, inspiring young STEMists changing our world for good. This is the face of STEM, can you spot someone like you!? If you want to be a Curiosity Champion, submit an application here!

Sarah Bearchell

Science Writer and Presenter


Heavy metal marine biologist

Helena Hopkins

Water Management Engineer

Helen Leigh

Maker and Technology Writer

Sophie Adjalley

Postdoctoral Fellow, The Wellcome Sanger Institute

Merrit Moore

Quantum Physicist and Ballerina

R Helen Farr

Maritime Archaeologist, University of Southampton

Elle Lorelle Mcintosh-Richards

Scientist and founder of Twipes

Rebecca Smethurst

Astrophysicist and Science Communicator

David Pyle

Volcanologist, University of Oxford

Lucy Rogers

Engineer, Inventor and Communicator

Dr Jo

Teacher and Research Scientist

Jacqueline Tan

Chemistry and Computing Scientist

Hana Ayoob

Science Illustrator, Events Producer and Speaker