Senior Research Scientist, Callaghan Innovation (The Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand)
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Lucy is currently a physicist working in the area of length metrology in New Zealand, including nanometrology. Metrologists seek to harmonise and standardise measurements made all over the world, and improve the accuracy of everything that we can measure. Lucy has inadvertently occupied male-dominated fields and sports, and is always interested in improving the perception of women in these. Lucy studied botany and physics at Massey University in Palmerston North (NZ), Cambridge University (UK), and works in the Measurement Standards Laboratory of NZ (part of the government agency Callaghan innovation). Lucy is mad about whitewater kayaking, hiking, the outdoors and conservation, and represented NZ for many years in canoe slalom.