Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Dr. Burnell received her Ph.D. in Radio Astronomy at Cambridge where she was
involved in the discovery of Pulsars. This was the beginning of a distinguished
career that has included posts at University College, London and the Royal
Observatory in Edinburgh.
Professor Bell Burnell is currently Professor of Physics and former Chair of
the Physics Department in the Open University and was Visiting Professor for
distinguished teaching at Princeton University. She is recipient of the
Oppenheimer prize, the Michelson medal and the Tinsley prize and she has
published around 70 scientific papers.
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