Meet our speakers: Dr Jen Gupta

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Dr Jen Gupta is an astrophysicist and science communicator based in the south of England. She is the SEPnet/Ogden Outreach Officer for the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth, where her job is to ensure that the department’s world class research is shared with the wider world. She also works in the planetarium at the Winchester Science Centre, and is the host of the Seldom Sirius podcast. Jen did her PhD at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester where she studied radio-loud active galactic nuclei. She was highly commended in the 2015 Asian Women of Achievement Young Achievers Award, and is featured in the Royal Astronomical Society’s portrait series of 21 female Fellows in the 21st century.

Random Fact
In 2008 I graduated with a first class MPhys (hons) degree. I started my PhD in the same year and was awarded my doctorate in 2012!

Talk Title
The Invisible Universe

Job Title
SEPnet/Ogden Outreach Officer

Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth