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BBSRC’s new Chief Executive reflects on upcoming changes, Brexit, women in science and dissecting rodents in the garden shed as a curious teenager. (Reading on mobile or tablet? Try the Medium version.)

Professor Charlotte Watts PhD FMedSci is Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department for International Development, where she is Director of the Research and Evidence Division. Charlotte is seconded from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where she is a Professor in Social and Mathematical Epidemiology.

BBSRC have funded two new Enterprise Fellowships to boost the development of new businesses from investments in research. The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Enterprise Fellowship scheme provides support to researchers and innovators who have promising business ideas.