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Voices from Ukraine: Nataliya Vaisfel'd

Nataliya Vaisfel'd was until recently a mathematician at Odesa I. I. Mechnykov National University. Forced to flee Ukraine after the Russian invasion of her home country in February of this year, Nataliya has since travelled across Europe with her wheelchair-bound mother and their dogs, eventually finding sanctuary in Britain. In part this was thanks to the Solidarity for mathematicians programme ran by the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences. She is now a Senior Lecturer at King's College London. 

In this podcast Nataliya tells her story in conversation with the INI's Dan Aspel.

We are very pleased to host this episode of the Living Proof podcast as part of our collaboration with the wonderful INI.


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