"The most memorable moments of my career involve field work…finding dinosaur footprints in Jurassic rocks in Yorkshire and ‘seeing' the environment in which those animals had lived"
"It's so easy to forget that part of what we do is creative and if we make time for other interests, our efficiency rises!"
"There are many turns and crossways along the way, select what most stimulates you and do the best you can, excel!"
"be prepared to take risks and jump at new opportunities. Don't be afraid to network and to promote yourself"
"The publications of my first research papers in peer-review journals still stand out in my mind. I was exhilarated.."
"If you have a passion for science and want to make it your career you have to work for it and also get yourself noticed"
"I really got the sense that I was part of something that was having a major influence on international policy."