"Our tendency is to underestimate the creativity of young people, but they have unlimited potential, creativity, and imagination which we should allow to flourish and empower them to use"

Becky Parker is Visiting Professor of Physics at Queen Mary, University of London and a physics teacher based in Kent. Founder of the Institute for Research in Schools, Parker supports school students in doing vanguard research at CERN and in the International Space Station.

Professor Parker is a pioneering educator who is dedicated to empowering school students with the most cutting-edge knowledge and research experience in contemporary physics. Her unconventional and innovative teaching philosophy has earned her an MBE, an Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Physics, and the Kavli Education Medal from the Royal Society.

"innovative and inspiring" - Institute of Physics

'A pioneering educator'

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