Amanda Pearce

Name: Dr Amanda Pearce

Description of my research: I make polymer nanoparticles that can be filled with drugs for treating cancer and bacterial infections

Favourite thing about my job: I love that my research could one day have a real impact and help treat people who are sick

Coolest thing I’ve ever done: I did an internship in a hospital in high school – I even got to scrub in and watch surgeries!

My earliest memory of science: Making film cannister rockets at a primary school summer science camp

Favourite scientist from history: Rosalind Franklin

Birthday: October

Favourite food: Chocolate!

Favourite subject when I was at school: Physics

Hobbies: Baking and running

Interesting fact about me: I am learning to speak Italian

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