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Here's Some Of My Recent Appearances on TV and Video

You can see many more clips and videos here and on my YouTube Channel

Presenter / Reporter:

  • Script development and narration for documentary short film For The Record - June 2019

  • Interviewer for a series of panel discussion videos for AXA PPP Own Your Fears online campaign - Jan 2018

  • Presenter of the live streamed video coverage of New Scientist Live at London's Excel - Sept 2017

  • Presenter of an online video course about 3D printing for Makerversity - Nov 2017

  • Writer and presenter of a short film for Visit Guernsey on the science behind how to have a happy holiday - July 2017

  • Reporter for a pilot for a new BBC2 health series Second Opinion, taking a critical look at the tabloid health sections - Jan 2017

  • Presenter of three fun short films on the senses for the Royal Institution's YouTube Channel. How to stop yourself being ticklish has had over 430,000 views and was discussed on BBC Radio 2's Jo Whiley Show, BBC Radio Scotland, and featured on The Independent's i100 top 100 trending videos website - April 2015

  • Presenter of the Cinema Science series for the BBC Britlab YouTube channel: six short films unpacking the science behind what goes on in the movies - June 2016

  • Co-presenter of Bett TV's live coverage of the Bett Show for educational technology - interviewing guest speakers and exhibitors - Jan 2016



Short film on the science of how to have happy holidays

Visit Guernsey

How to stop yourself being ticklish

The Royal Institution

An episode of Cinema Science

BBC Britlab

Co-presenting at The Bett Show

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Interviewing Chris Packham

New Scientist Live

Resident Science Expert:

  • Member of the panel of experts for six series of Sky1's celebrity panel-show Duck Quacks Don't Echo, hosted by Lee Mack - January 2014 to October 2017

  • Resident science expert on ITV's The Alan Titchmarsh Show - taking a weekly look at science news, the science behind household objects and answering viewers' questions - Autumn 2014

  • Contributor to Discovery Channel's How Do They Do It? - Spring 2015

My showreel 2013-2015

A clip from Duck Quacks Don't Echo series 1

A clip from The Alan Titchmarsh Show

A clip from Duck Quacks Don't Echo series 2

Guest Science Expert:

  • Short video in which the Bank of England Banknote Advisory Committee discuss the selection process by which we chose Alan Turing to be on the new £50 note - July 2019

  • Interview on Sky News about why choosing Alan Turing is so important to the UK today - July 2019

  • Interview on Channel 5 News about the announcement that there will be a scientist on the new £50 note - Nov 2018

  • Interview on Sky News about the announcement that there will be a scientist on the new £50 note - Nov 2018

  • Interview on women's fertility and egg freezing on BBC1's Holding Back the Years - March 2018

  • Interview on Channel 5 News about women's fertility egg freezing - Nov 2017

  • Interview for Eggology Club about my decision to freeze my eggs - Oct 2017

  • Interviews on BBC Breakfast and BBC World News, discussing a new technique for the genetic modification of human embryos - September 2015
  • Guest on BBC Click's live show at The Hay Festival, explaining the new binaural virtual reality headsets - May 2016

  • Biology expert on Channel 4's Food Unwrapped, explaining how to make Brussels sprouts taste sweeter

  • Appearance on BBC1's The One Show as a maths teacher - Dec 2013

  • Interview on ITV This Morning explaining the genetics of how a black mother had a white baby - Sept 2014.

  • Regular guest on Sky News and Sky News Sunrise, explaining topical science and maths news stories such as a deep sea diving mission and the odds of winning the National Lottery

  • Guest chemistry expert for Hay Levels Live video explaining chemical isomers using fruit at The Hay Festival - May 2015

  • Panelist on London Live's Not The One Show, taking an irreverent look at the day's news stories.

  • Guest reporter on BBC1's Watchdog.

  • Guest on Channel 5's The Wright Stuff.

  • Interview on Robin Ince's Cosmic Genome online science video magazine, on why I love teaching and how to make science fun and relevant.

Channel 5 News interview: egg freezing

Sky News interview: the odds of winning the lottery

BBC Breakfast interview: genetically modified embryos

Sky News interview: making maths relevant

Hay Levels Live: explaining chemical isomers using fruit

TEDx Speaker and Guest Expert On Women in Science And Emotions In Science:

  • Sky News debate about the controversial Tim Hunt story on sexism in science - June 2015.

  • I was also interviewed about this topic on CNN and BBC Radio 5 live and I was quoted in The Guardian and The Times.

  • My appearances above prompted a barrage of sexist and misogynistic comments on social media, documented in this talk I gave a few months later at the Feminism in London conference - Sept 2015

  • I've also spoken about my experiences of sexism and online misogyny at the Being a Man Festival at the Southbank Centre, and in a TEDx talk at UCL in December 2015 on Why Science Needs People Who Cry. See my speaker tab for more information on the public talks I have given.

  • Interview for BBC Facebook Live (on behalf of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour) on the ethics of crying at work - Nov 2016.

  • Several Sky News and Sky News Sunrise interviews, discussing maths and science education, imposter syndrome, how to encourage more young people (especially girls) to study maths and science, and why there are so few women in science careers - 2014-2016.

  • Interview on Sky News about the Pretty Curious girls in science campaign.

Sky News debate on sexism in science

TEDx talk at UCL: Why science needs people who cry

BBC Facebook Live interview on crying at work

Sky News interview on girls in science

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