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Speaker Tag: Science

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Michael Brooks

Michael Brooks is an expert on the science of innovation. He writes a weekly column for the New Statesman and is a consultant editor at New Scientist magazine. He is the author of At The Edge of Uncertainty, The Secret Anarchy of Scienceand the bestselling non-fiction title 13 Things...

Patrick Baudry

Patrick Baudry is the most renowned French astronaut, and a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the French Air Force. In 1985 he became the second French citizen in space, after Jean-Loup Chretien, when he flew aboard NASA’s Space Shuttle mission STS-51-G Discovery. Baudry became a CNES astronaut in 1980. For...

Daniel Goleman

Sir John Armitt is currently Chairman of the National Express Group and City & Guilds, and is Deputy Chairman of the Berkeley Group. Sir John is also a member of the Board of Transport for London and the Airports Commission; he is Senior Vice President of the Institution of...

Crispin Tickell

Sir Crispin is arguably the world’s foremost authority on climate change. He is a leading international environmentalist and has been independent environmental advisor to successive UK Prime Ministers. He educates and advises governments, scientists, businesses and universities throughout the world on the importance of sustainable development. Sir Crispin wants...

Fritjof Capra

Fritjof Capra is the author of six international bestsellers and a founding director of the Centre for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California. The Centre advances schooling for sustainability; its most recent book on this growing movement in K-12 schools is Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability (2009). Dr. Capra is...

Charlie McCreevy

Charlie McCreevy was the European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services from 2004–10. He played a crucial role in overseeing the European financial system, regulations governing the banking system and the development of a single market in financial services throughout the EU. He has a reputation as an experienced,...

Jack Szostak

Jack Szostak is a biologist, Nobel Prize laureate, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Alexander Rich Distinguished Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Szostak has made significant contributions to the field of genetics. His achievements have helped scientists to map the location of genes in mammals as...

Claudia Kemfert

Claudia Kemfert is currently Professor of Energy Economics and Sustainability at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin since 2009 and Head of the department Energy, Transportation, Environment at the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin) since April 2004. Prior to this, from 2004 – 2009 Claudia was...

Shinya Yamanaka

Shinya Yamanaka received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2012 for his work on stem cell research. Originally an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Yamanaka made his breakthrough discovery in 2006 when he succeeded in using already specialised adult cells to generate ‘induced pluripotent stem cells’ or iPS cells with...

Dr. William Tan

Dr William Tan is the personification of both passion and compassion. He contracted polio at the age of two and is paralysed from the waist down. Notwithstanding his disability, he has shown outstanding strength in overcoming adversities. Upon graduation from the National University of Singapore and joining the Civil...

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