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
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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