Dr Alice E Williamson looks back at the months she spent back in her home town in the North West of England just before moving to Sydney. Alice is a Lecturer in Chemical Education and Outreach at The University of Sydney. Originally from the North West of England, Alice completed her PhD at The University of Cambridge, where she worked with colleagues to develop two new chemical reactions.
In addition to her research, Alice specialises in science communication and outreach. In February 2015, she was named as one of ABC RN and UNSW’s ‘Top 5 Under 40’ in recognition of her passion for sharing science stories. Alice presents a weekly science slot on FBi Radio’s breakfast show and is the co-host of the ABC Science Podcast Dear Science.