Recently, University of Bristol engineering student, Alby Stevens, got in touch asking if Esoterix would be willing to be interviewed on their student podcast, Degrees of Freedom.
Degrees of Freedom looks to introduce STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to some of the directions their skills could take them in their career, with a particular focus on applications that address one of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
So on a Friday afternoon in November, Liz met Alby and his co-host Ellie at the Queen’s Building for a discussion about transport and Esoterix’s mission to develop data and technology solutions that contribute towards more affordable, accessible and sustainable public transport networks.
The conversation covered everything from Liz’s first job as a bottle washer in the local pharmacy to the early days of Esoterix and driving minibuses for its first demand responsive trials.
With respect to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, Liz, Alby and Ellie concluded that transport touches at least 6 of them. We’ll write more about this in a separate blog.