| Helen Czerski|
| 1 November 1978 (age 37)
Manchester, England (1978-11-01) |
University of Cambridge
University of Toronto
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Graduate School of Oceanography (University of Rhode Island)
University of Southampton
University College London
Churchill College, Cambridge
Ignition of HMX and RDX (2006)
Kate Humble, Liz Bonnin, Lucie Green, Alice Roberts, Brian Cox
University of Cambridge
Helen Czerski Wikipedia
Helen Czerski (born 1 November 1978) is a physicist and oceanographer. She is currently a Research Fellow in the department of mechanical engineering at University College London. She was previously at the Institute for Sound and Vibration Research at the University of Southampton.
Czerski was brought up in Altrincham, near Manchester, and educated at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls. She is of Polish ancestry. She graduated from Churchill College, Cambridge, with degrees Master of Arts and Master of Science in Natural Sciences (Physics) and a PhD in experimental explosives physics, particularly Research Department Explosive (RDX).
Czerski is a regular science presenter for the BBC. Her programmes have included:Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey, a three-part series on BBC Two, March 2012, co-presented with Kate Humble.
Operation Iceberg, a two-part series on BBC Two, October 2012.
The Transit of Venus, BBC Two, June 2012, Horizon.
Stargazing Challenges, BBC Two.
Dara Ó Briain's Science Club, BBC Two.
The Secret Life of the Sun, BBC Two, July 2013.
Pop! The Science of Bubbles, BBC Four, April 2013.
The £10 Million Challenge, a Horizon which launched the Longitude Prize 2014.
What's Wrong with Our Weather?, July 2014, Horizon, co-presented with meteorologist John Hammond, which examined the possible causes of Britain's recent extreme weather and what connects all the recent extreme winters.
Super Senses: The Secret Power of Animals, August 2014, a three-part series for BBC Two.
Colour: The Spectrum of Science, November 2015, a three-part series for BBC Four on the 15 colours that tell the story of the Earth, life and scientific discovery.
Dangerous Earth, November 2016, a six-part series for the BBC showing how new camera technology is revealing the inner workings of the Earth's most spectacular natural wonders.
The Infinite Monkey Cage, BBC Radio 4, 16 January 2017.
Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics, March 2017, a two-part series.
She has also appeared on the Museum of Curiosity (BBC Radio 4).
Czerski has a regular column in BBC Focus magazine and was shortlisted in for columnist of the year at the 2014 PPA Awards.Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life. Bantam Press, 2016. ISBN 0593075420
Czerski is a regular contributor to BBC Focus magazine in the column 'Everyday Science' and the Wall Street Journal in the column 'Everday Physics'.
Czerski's research focuses on ocean bubbles, bubble acoustics, air-sea gas transfer and ocean bubble optics.