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University researchers talk about what inspires them

Watch this video montage of university researchers talking about what inspires them to do research.
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JON COPLEY: I study life at the bottom of the ocean - the very deep ocean.
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DRAGANA MLADENOVIC: I’m a Roman archaeologist, so I look at how Romans interacted with peoples they conquered.
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FILIPPO FAZI: Well, I work on sound, and I try to understand how sound is generated– how it propagates in an environment.
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LIZ CLUETT: I research women’s experience of birth.
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WILL JENNINGS: Looking at how voters - how the public evaluate the competence of political parties.
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RUTH BARTLETT: I’ve researched mainly the lives of people who have dementia.
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DAVID READ: So my aim is to get involved in education research - to find ways to collect evidence, to find out what works and what doesn’t work.
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FILIPPO FAZI: What inspires me to undertake research?
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RUTH BARTLETT: It was about trying to make a difference.
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DRAGANA MLADENOVIC: Well, I’ve always been curious.
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JON COPLEY: I’ve always been fascinated by the unknown.
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LIZ CLUETT: I was a practicing midwife, and I care for women.
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FILIPPO FAZI: It was curiosity. Isn’t it fascinating to try and understand what is the physical underpinnings of this phenomena?
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DAVID READ: So educators can make informed decisions about what to do in the classroom.
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DRAGANA MLADENOVIC: And research is one of the ways of finding things out.
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WILL JENNINGS: Influence the views they hold about the world.
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FILIPPO FAZI: Using all this knowledge in a creative manner to create devices and new things and advance the technology.
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DAVID READ: So we can publish this and share it with the wider community.
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DRAGANA MLADENOVIC: And the pleasure of finally cracking it is quite unique.
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