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Girton150 Founders' Science Lecture by Professor Dame Pratibha Gai

Professor Dame Pratibha Gai FREng, FRS

We are proud to present five public lectures to mark 150 years of scholarship at Girton. The Founders Science Lecture is presented by Professor Dame Pratibha Gai FREng, FRS. Chair of Electron Microscopy and Founding Co Director at The York JEOL Nanocentre, she is one of Britain’s best known physicists and the first to create a microscope capable of perceiving chemical reactions at the atomic scale. Reflecting something of her Girton heritage, she has not patented that machine, to ensure that its scientific potential is realised to the full.

Her Lecture entitled “CATCH ME IF YOU CAN! Atoms in Action for Energy, Environment and Healthcare“can be viewed below.

Read the review by Professorial Fellow of Girton College, Chris Ford.

Video footage from the lecture is available below: