Science journalist, author and communicator

Dominic Sandbrook, The Daily Mail

“The greatest scientific experiment in modern British history…Fascinating, shocking, heartening.”

Isabel Berwick, Financial Times

“Eye-opening, extraordinary insights into ordinary lives”

Eric Kaufmann, Literary Review

“If you ever wondered whether the circumstances of your early life steered you along a particular path, look no further than this book … highly readable … a goldmine of social history.”

Nick Curtis, Evening Standard

“Hugely engaging … the scientists are an irresistibly eccentric, passionate bunch.”

The Economist

“It’s hard to believe something as simple as observing a group of babies follow their path through the world can provide such a huge amount of knowledge about the human condition. “The Life Project” makes the case for why they should be a jewel in the crown of British science.”