Oral history of British science

Aderin-Pocock, Maggie (7 of 14). An Oral History of British Science

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  • Subjects

    Space Science and Engineering

  • Recording date

    2013-08-15, 2013-08-22, 2013-09-26, 2014-01-14, 2014-02-13, 2014-04-03

  • Recording locations

    British Library, London

  • Interviewees

    Aderin-Pocock, Maggie, 1968- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Merchant, Paul (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 7: Comments on limited extent to which ‘mentors’ or helpful senior staff have featured in own career. [2:55] Description of operation/development of HHLMDs at DERA. [7:41] Description of own day-day work on HHLMD project [02/1997 – 02/1999], including use of track above two pits. [9:25] Comments on presentation of work to politicians, given contemporary high profile for land mine removal projects, related to Princess Diana’s campaigning. [10:38] Further comments on/description of bullying experienced at DERA, with related stories [interruption

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    Life story interview with space scientist and television presenter, Maggie Aderin-Pocock.

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