Women From Newcastle: Challenging gender stereotypes in the workplace with Dr Jenny Olsen

This episode is part of a special series to celebrate International Women’s Day.

In this episode, we talk to Dr Jenny Olsen, a researcher from the School of Engineering at Newcastle University. Jenny is offering a brighter future for amputees with her design and testing of prosthetic arms.

Jenny was recently recognised by the Women’s Engineering Society as one of the top 50 women in engineering.

Find out more about Jenny’s research.

Useful Links:

Buy the book ‘Engineers Making a Difference’ by Shini Somara and watch the video featuring Jenny’s work.

Find out more about Sarah Day, Senior Teaching Fellow in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde.

Find out more about Sara Walker, Professor of Energy at the University of Birmingham.