Dr Helen Mason OBE

Dr Helen MasonDr Helen Mason has been appointed OBE for services to Higher Education and to Women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Helen's field of research is solar physics. She has a long history of conveying her interest and excitement in solar physics to the general public and to school children, and has also worked with schools in South Africa and India. She leads the Sun|trek project, a website for schools about the Sun and its effects on the Earth's environment.