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Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Jocelyn Bell Burnell received her Ph.D. in Radio Astronomy at Cambridge where she was involved in the discovery of pulsars. She is Dean of Science Faculty at the University of Bath and has served as Vice President of the Royal Astronomical Society. She is recipient of the Oppenheimer prize, the Michelson medal, the Tinsley prize and the Magellanic premium, and is an active member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).