Daisy Shearer: Postgraduate Researcher in Physics
Phizzi professionals gives an insight into career pathways from physics. Daisy Shearer is a physics postgraduate researcher and experimental quantum physicist.
Daisy Shearer is a physics postgraduate researcher and experimental quantum physicist. In adulthood, Daisy was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Growing up she had struggled socially and often felt overwhelmed and confused; her diagnosis helped her to understand some of the challenges and difficulties she had experienced.
Now, with adjustments and acceptance, Daisy is pursuing her career in quantum physics. She has also set up a project called Neurodivergent in STEM to showcase and celebrate the stories of people with a wide range of neurodivergence who work in science. You can use this link to visit the website for the Neurodivergent in STEM project.
Daisy is a role model for Lightyear Foundation who are breaking down the barriers to disabled children taking part in STEM. You can find out more about the Lightyear Foundation and their role models on their website. https://www.lightyearfoundation.org
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Published: 23 November 2021