Talks, News, and Media

Here you will find links to any radio and magazine interviews I have had, news articles I have featured in, and selected talks I have given. Please click the headline for its respective link.

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Winner of the Writers and Artists’ Working Class Writers’ Prize

The Bookseller | Aug 19

Lucy Kissick’s debut novel Plutoshine has won the inaugural Writers & Artists Working-Class Writers’ Prize. Writers and Artists (W&A), part of Bloomsbury, launched the prize in March calling for writers who consider themselves to be…

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Space mission: the European Space Agency's Summer School

St. Edmund Hall news | July 18

If you could design a real-life space mission, where would you go? Lucy Kissick, a second-year PhD student at Teddy Hall studying Martian Geochemistry, was faced with just this question when she took part in the Alpbach Summer School...

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Diary of a PhD Student

Chemistry World, The Royal Society of Chemistry | May 18

Lucy Kissick was wrapping up her first year of a PhD studying the surface of Mars when her sister asked her a few questions. ‘She was considering doing a PhD in chemistry, and she asked me all the questions I had had [when I started]... 


Wolfson College | Mar 18

"Explore the future of human spaceflight and the colonisation of Mars with experts and enthusiasts." A talk about my work with The Mars Society's analogue mission alongside robotics, spaceflight, and planetary experts. Full recording in link.


Environmental Research students win Elsevier travel grants

St Edmund Hall News | Dec 17

Congratulations to St Edmund Hall postgraduate students Lucy Kissick and Ben Fernando, who both won Elsevier travel grants yesterday at the student conference of the Oxford NERC DTP (Natural Environment Research Council Doctoral...


Bento, Der Spiegel Online | Mar 17

Interview translated into German for Der Spiegel's magazine for 18-30 year olds about my research and the future of humanity on Mars.

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Cornwall's Science Sessions, The Source FM | May 17

Telephone interview for half an hour discussing life on Mars both past (native) and future (us!). Interview begins one minute in.