Becky Parker

Director, Institute for Research In Schools

Becky is the Director of the Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS). IRIS facilitates school students and teachers involvement in authentic research for organisations including NASA and CERN. The organisation provides students with the opportunity to contribute to large-scale, collaborative projects being conducted on earth and in space.

After a physics degree and research at the University of Chicago, Becky taught in a variety of schools. She has received an Honorary Fellowship from the Institute of Physics and the Kavli Education Medal from the Royal Society.