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A Briefer Biography

Prof S. C. Chapman, Ph.D D.I.C.(Physics) BSc(Hons) A.R.C.S.(Physics) , CPhys FInstP, FRAS

Sandra Chapman is primarily but not exclusively a plasma physicist working on non-linear and complex systems in astrophysics and in the laboratory. She is Professor of Physics and Director of the Centre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics at the University of Warwick. Recognition for her work includes the AGU Fall Meeting Ed Lorenz Lecture, the RAS Chapman Medal and the EGU Johannes Alfvén Medal.

Sandra was a Fulbright Scholar, a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Harvard, an ISSI Geiss Fellow and has also been granted Research Fellowships by the Nuffield Foundation and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. She has published over 200 papers in the refereed literature and a textbook on Electrodynamics. She is also an artist who works to bridge the ‘arts- science divide’ and has held a NESTA Dreamtime fellowship – working as an artist with the British Antarctic Survey in Antarctica.