With a Bachelor of Science in physics and a Master’s in radioastronomy under her belt, Jennifer Murphy entered Britain’s 1960s workforce with a bang.

In the years that followed, Murphy built for herself an impressive career in the sciences, moving to Canada to help monitor the Earth through satellite imaging as a physical scientist at the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing and serving as a science policy advisor for Natural Resources Canada.

Now retired and in her late 70s, Murphy is once again crossing the academic stage to collect her third degree – a Bachelor of Humanities from Carleton University.

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