Fiona Scott

PhD student, University of Sussex


Stay curious.

What do you do?

I make molecules in a chemistry lab that might lead to new and better medicines one day.

Why did you choose this field?

I wanted to help make people better, particularly cancer patients.

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

I just defended my PhD!

Why do you love working in STEM?

I love that I get to work to solve the world’s problems and discover new things.

Best advice for next generation?

Stay curious. Find out what flavour of science excites you the most.

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

“In this world you will face trouble but take heart, I have overcome the world.” - John 16:33

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