Physics PhD student Timia Osman was recently interviewed by 9 News Illawarra as part of International womens day celebrations. You can watch the video below as well as read the transcript of Timia’s segment:

Its long been time passed as a male dominated field.

But Timia Osman has no problem keeping up with the boys.

“Yeah, I think I give them a run for their money. I actually won the Physics discipline prize that was the best overall from all of the subjects of a particular year”

The 23 year old PhD student says she’s never let her gender get in the way.

“If you work really hard and you persevere, then you’ll be really surprised what you can achieve.”