Physics

Jim al-Khalili

Professor Jim al-Khalili OBE is a physicist and award-winning science communicator. He presents the weekly BBC Radio 4 show The Life Scientific.

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Frank Close

Professor Frank Close OBE is Professor of Theoretical Physics at Oxford University and a Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. He has been Fellow of the Institute of Physics since 1991, and was awarded the Kelvin Medal in 1996 for his contributions to the Public Understanding of Physics.

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Pedro Ferreira

Pedro Ferreira is a Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow and tutor in Physics at Oriel College, Oxford. His expertise is Cosmology, the beginning of the Universe and Einstein's theory of General Relativity. 

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Simon Singh

Dr Simon Singh OBE is a science broadcaster and the bestselling author of Fermat's Last Theorem. He has recently worked closely with the Libel Reform Campaign, after his high profile court case with the British Chiropractic Association.

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Carl Honoré's talk was the unquestioned highlight of our conference this year
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