Speaking

Forthcoming events

24/11/16
Professorial lecture, Manchester Metropolitan.
The Crowd Myth.

Previous events

17/10/16
Priestley College, Warrington.

21/1/16
Wigan University Technical College.

9/10/15
Rainhill High School.

17/6/15
Science @ The Sally.
Discussion about "science into fiction".

24/5/15
Bradford Literature Festival.
Beta-Life, with Claire Dean.

20/11/14
Nelson and Colne College.

13/11/14
Fleetwood High School.

23/10/14
Manchester Science Festival, Beta-Life launch.
Video footage of this event.

20/10/14
Lancaster Lit Fest, Beta-Life launch.

Booking

For school/college events, please see my Speakers for Schools page.

For any other events, please contact me directly.

Articles

Sunday Times Magazine feature article profiling our work on unconventional computing (29/3/15). PDF version (warning: 78MB file).

Guardian features Beta-Life in the "best science fiction in January round-up" (16/1/15).

Times Higher Education campus round-up (12/1/12), highlighting our work on crush prediction.

Guardian article profiling BACTOCOM.

BBC news and Manchester Evening News articles on BACTOCOM.

Interviewed for New Scientist article and Nature news piece on DNA computing.

Interviewed for New Scientist article on iGem and "sudoku-cracking" bacteria.

Interviewed for New Scientist article on careers in medical biotech.

Broadcast Media

TV

I'm the scientific consultant for Danger Decoded, a new TV show going out in over 170 countries on the National Geographic Channel (MMU press release).

BBC North West Tonight, talking about the "dark web" (9/4/15):

Radio

BBC Radio 4 Open Book, with Sarah Schofield and Mariella Frostrup (27/11/14):

Talking to Heather Stott on BBC Radio Manchester about Turing and morphogenesis:

Hwa Young Jung (MadLab) and me, also on BBC Radio Manchester, talking about DIYbio: