5 speakers 15 minutes each
Dr Hannah Critchlow is a neuroscientist with a grounding in neuropsychiatry. She is a Science Outreach Fellow at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge and demystifies the human brain using Radio, TV and Festival platforms. Hannah's first book Consciousness: A LadyBird Expert, was published this summer. She has been part of the 2018 Wellcome Trust Science Book Judging Panel, and in 2017 she co-presented the BBC Tomorrow's World Live interactive science series. In 2014 Hannah was named as a Top 100 UK scientist by the Science Council for her work in science communication. In 2013 she was named as one of Cambridge Universities ‘inspirational and successful women in science’. During her PhD she was awarded a Cambridge University Fellowship and as an undergraduate received three University Prizes as Best Biologist. Next year she will launch her book on Fate with the publishers Hodder. Hannah’s choice of career stemmed from working as a Nursing Assistant at St Andrews Psychiatric Hospital.