Chasing Curiosity as a Career Path with Anna Starkey

"Curiosity is the engine for both artistic and scientific enquiry about the world. It's time for a new age of curiosity to take flight - what if we could nurture a new culture of curious citizens, where everyone is enabled to ask questions, and to imagine our collective futures together." – Anna Starkey
Anna Starkey is a genuine 21st century renaissance woman! In this wide-ranging conversation with dig into:

πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“ From lecturing on antimatter and working as the 'director of impossible projects' to performing stand-up comedy sketches...

πŸŽ™οΈ producing live arts shows for global cinema and gracing the TED stage with her talk: 'Do Not Press the Big Red Button'... her life is a testament to embracing curiosity as a career path!

πŸ‘©β€πŸš€We dive deep into her zig-zag career (which begun with her dream of being an astronaut), the latest research on curiosity as 'the knowledge emotion' and waxing lyrical on her current mission of ushering in a new age of curiosity!

Listener Question >> β€œWhat are some of the enemies to curiosity in your life – and how might we nudge others to take it more seriously?”


Follow Anna on Twitter @annastarkey – find out about more of her work at and check out to learn more about the incredible Bristol-based museum.

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Musical Credits
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Heinali who generously provided the musical accompaniments.
Chasing Curiosity as a Career Path with Anna Starkey
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