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James Chapman
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James Chapman

Nov 23, 2013

  James Chapman is a PhD student at The University of Manchester researching the superconductivity properties of graphene.  He is also a part-time illustrator. Graphene is the thinnest material in the whole world. On starting graphene research Three years ago, the Nobel Prize went to Manchester University, which I was doing my undergrad at, for the discovery of graphene which happened in 2004.  So...

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Prof Mark Miodownik
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Prof Mark Miodownik

Nov 23, 2013

  Mark Miodownik is a materials scientist, broadcaster and writer.  He is a professor at the University College London and is a director at the Institute of Making.  In 2010 he delivered the Royal Institutions Christmas Lectures.  He is also a regular science broadcaster in the UK fronting a number of science documentaries and is a series regular on Dara O’Briain’s Science Club.  In...

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Emma Alexander
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Emma Alexander

Nov 23, 2013

  Emma Alexander is a computer scientist and PhD student at the University of Hull.  She works in the Hull Immersive Visualisation Environment (HIVE) team which focuses on state of the art visualisation, virtual reality and high performance computing. For the record, I don’t dress like this all the time. On getting into science I used to spend a lot of time watching things...

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Kate Russell
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Kate Russell

Nov 23, 2013

  Kate Russell is a computer and technology journalist.  As well as writing for a variety of sites, Kate is a presenter on the BBC technology show ‘Click’.  She has recently written a book about using the internet to further business entitled ‘Working the Cloud’.  There’s no way that inside this box on the table there’s this infinite universe. On becoming interested in technology...

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Alex Fright
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Alex Fright

Nov 23, 2013

Alex Fright is an aerospace engineer working as a solution designer for Rolls Royce.  He is an ambassador for the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car Project, an engineering project with the aim of building a jet and rocket powered car capable of breaking the world land speed record. We’ve got an F1 engine, an aircraft typhoon engine and a rocket. On getting interested in science Well,...

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