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# Gwyneth Stallard
## "That moment when suddenly things fit together"
One of a series of interviews with professional mathematicians
Gwyneth Stallard is Professor of Pure Mathematics at the Open University. She talks about
- defining her profession (at time 0:29)
- teaching at the Open University (0:44)
- research in pure mathematics (1:40)
- the characteristics of a mathematician (5:42)
- the value of collaboration (7:28)
- the support a research mathematician needs (9:26)
- how work is disseminated (11:41)
- the difficulties she has overcome, in finding a job after completing her PhD (13:17)
- and in returning to research after maternity leave (15:14)
- women in mathematics (16:54)
## Links
Gwyneth Stallard's web page
Gwyneth Stallard's Inaugural Professorial Lecture at the Open University
London Mathematical Society: Women in Mathematics
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