Professor Alice Roberts

Professor Alice Roberts

Broadcaster and Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham
16 February, 2017

Alice is an anatomist, anthropologist and Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham. She is also a broadcaster and has presented several landmark BBC series including The Incredible Human Journey, Origins of Us, Ice Age Giants and The Celts. She has also presented several Horizon programmes, and occasionally presents Costing The Earth on Radio 4. She has written seven popular science and archaeology books.

Professor Roberts' book about embryology and evolution, The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being, was shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize in 2015.

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About the series

A series of conversations with distinguished academics, hosted by the Master of Churchill College, Professor Dame Athene Donald.

This series aims to explore the individual paths of some eminent academics who have made it to the top in their own particular ways. How have they found their own solutions to 'life', what tips do they wish they'd been given earlier on, and what might they view, retrospectively, with most pleasure or regret? 

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