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Speaking to… Laura Youngson

“It’s really hard to engage kids in stem subjects. They immediately turn off to things like science and maths.”

Laura Youngson
Image credit: Lightyear Foundation

This is part of a series of interviews with science communicators about science communication. Today we are Speaking to… Laura Youngson

Laura Youngson is one of the founding members, or mothers, of the Lightyear Foundation, an organisation that takes science to communities that otherwise don’t interact with it.

After travelling to Ghana with a friend to work in a planetarium, Laura was inspired to set up the Lightyear Foundation, “we had a lot of science love to give.” Continue reading