Fire & Wire: the Vice-Chancellor's new podcast

The Vice-Chancellor speaking into a microphone while recording the first episode of her podcast


The Hebbian principle in neuroscience describes beneficial neuronal behaviour in the brain: if you fire together, you wire together. My goal is to fire and wire this great University more closely with our city, this nation and the globe...
- Professor Irene Tracey, Vice- Chancellor



Professor Irene Tracey launches her new podcast series: Fire & Wire. Building on her goal to 'fire and wire' the University - the Hebbian principle she shared in her Admission speech - Irene will use the podcast series to highlight our communities and bring interesting Oxford stories to you.


The Vice-Chancellor and Dr Sonia Contera laughing, and Misha Patel speaking to the VC while recording


In her first episode, the Vice-Chancellor speaks to Misha Patel, DPhil student in the Department of Engineering Science, and Professor Sonia Antoranz Contera from the Department of Physics. They touch on their pathways into science as women, the importance of networks and what direction their work will take next.