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August 19, 2018

Prof Sir Chris Dobson is renowned for his groundbreaking work into neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia, which are rapidly becoming commonplace in ageing populations. He is the John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Chemical and Structural Biology at the University of Cambridge, and Master of St John’s College. Prof S...

July 20, 2018

Prof Ben Feringa is one of the 2016 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry. He has made seminal contributions to the field of asymmetric (chiral) carbon chemistry, especially the synthesis of molecular switches and motors. Prof Feringa is the Jacobus van't Hoff Distinguished Professor of Molecular Sciences at the Stratingh Inst...

June 10, 2018

Amy DuRoss is the co-founder and CEO of Vineti, which creates next-generation technology to drive and scale high-value, personalised medicine. Previously, Amy was the managing director of GE Ventures, General Electric’s venture capital subsidiary, where she focused on creating new healthcare businesses. She has also been...

February 1, 2018

Dr Fabiola Gianotti is an Italian particle physicist and the Director General of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research. She is also the first woman to hold this position. Dr Gianotti earned her PhD in experimental particle physics from the University of Milan in 1989 and has been with CERN since 1994. In ad...

January 3, 2018

Prof Paula Hammond is the David H. Koch Chair Professor of Engineering at MIT, and the Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering. She is a member of MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, the MIT Energy Initiative, and a founding member of the MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology. Prof Hammond has...

November 28, 2017

Ms Roma Agrawal is an award-winning, chartered structural engineer, currently an Associated Director at AECOM, a renowned multinational engineering firm. She has worked on several high-profile structures, the most famous of which is 'The Shard'- an iconic part of London's skyline and the tallest building in we...

November 26, 2017

Prof Jack Szostak is the 2009 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine. He has made extensive contributions to our understanding of the nature and function telomeres, which are the caps at the end of chromosomes. He is an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical Schoo...

October 22, 2017

Prof Carl Wieman is the 2001 Nobel Laureate for Physics. He has made path-breaking discoveries in low- temperature physics, subsequently proving the presence of Bose-Einstein Condensates (a new form of matter). He is a Professor of Physics and of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. and served as Assoc...

September 15, 2017

Ms Chi Onwurah MP is the Labour Party MP for the constituency of Newcastle upon Tyne Central. She was Newcastle's first black MP, grew up on a council estate and earned a degree in Electrical Engineering. After working for several years in the telecom industry, she earned Chartered Engineer status, signifying her prof...

July 25, 2017

Dr Yusuf K. Hamied is an Indian billionaire, philanthropist and chemist. He is the non-executive chairman of Cipla Limited, an Indian pharmaceutical company and is a crusader against monopoly in the pharmaceuticals business. He is best known for offering poor and developing countries the cocktail of AIDS medication for le...

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