Dr. Rachael Ainsworth is a Research Associate in Radio Astronomy and Open Science Champion at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, University of Manchester. She is passionate about openness, transparency, reproducibility and inclusion in research. Her research involves observing jets from young stars with next-generation radio telescopes to investigate the physical processes that assemble stars like our Sun, and is currently working to make data from the facilities at Jodrell Bank more accessible to all. She is also a FOSTER certified Open Science Trainer, Mozilla Open Leader, organiser for the women in data meetup group HER+Data MCR, member of the first cohort of Tech Future Female Leaders, and TEDx speaker.
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