5 speakers 15 minutes each
Wed 14th Nov 2018
Understanding the genomic revolution
Naomi is an award-winning writer and actress. She is currently part of this year's BBC Writers room Drama Room. Her debut play Good Girl had a hit sell out run in the West End in 2018 and won Best Show in the Funny Women Awards 2017. She is currently developing GOOD GIRL with Clerkenwell Films and recently wrote and starred in her first comedy short, RECALL FOR RANGE OF WOMEN.
Robert Plomin is a leading behavioural geneticist who works at King's College, London. He has published more than 800 papers in scientific journals and is the author of the best-selling textbook in the field. In 2012, he was awarded a highly prestigious five-year Advanced Investigator Award from the European Research Council. He was the youngest president of the international Behaviour Genetics Association, and has been given lifetime achievement awards from that association as well the American Psychological Association and the Society for Research in Child Development, among others. His recent book is Blueprint: How our DNA makes us who we are.
Dolly Alderton is an award winning journalist who has written for publications including The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, GQ, Marie Claire, Red and Grazia. From 2015 t0 2017 she was a dating columnist for The Sunday Times Style. She is the co-host of the hugely popular The High Low Show, a weekly pop culture and current affairs podcast, with Pandora Sykes. Her book Everything I Know About Love was a Sunday Times bestseller.