Science journalist, author and communicator

British Medical Association awards

Posted on September 17

My book The Life Project was Highly Commended at the British Medical Association medical book awards 2017, in the popular medicine category. It was a real honour to be shortlisted, and a pleasure to attend the ceremony on 11 September.

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Women’s Forum Global Meeting

Posted on September 17

I’ll be speaking at the Women’s Forum Global Meeting in Paris, 5-6 October 2017. I’m taking part in a session about E-health (Health delivery to underserved groups) with a roster…

Science for the People radio interview

Posted on June 17

In June, I was interviewed about The Life Project on Science for the People, a syndicated radio show and podcast that broadcasts weekly across North America. Listen to the interview….

My TED talk

Posted on April 17

In April I gave a TED talk to the TED meeting in Vancouver, Canada. The speakers were told beforehand that this was the ‘Mount Everest of public speaking’ and I…