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Neuroscientist, broadcaster, and author Hannah has appeared as a Science Presenter on Family Brain Games with Dara Ó Briain, Tomorrow’s World Live and BBC Radio 4’s Destiny and the Brain. Her book The Science of Fate, was a Sunday Times Bestseller. She has been recognised as a Top 100 UK scientist by the UK Science Council and named as one of Cambridge University’s most inspirational and successful women in science for her work in science communication.
Dr Hannah Critchlow is an internationally acclaimed neuroscientist based at the University of Cambridge, with a background in neuropsychiatry and extensive experience with science communication, who loves demystifying the human brain. She has presented Tomorrow’s World Live and Family Brain Games, published Consciousness: A Ladybird Expert Guid, The Science of Fate, which was a Sunday Times Bestseller and was translated into eight languages, and Joined up Thinking.
Her project portfolio is diverse, ranging from facilitating live broadcast scientific discussions, helping scientists to enhance their communication skills, and working as a neuroscience consultant for the business world. In this last capacity she explains how neuroscience can be used to explore how to accrue the right team to increase innovation and boost collective decision making. She also looks at how power corrupts the brain, how we can think more intuitively, and how to protect the brain against bias.
Hannah was named as one of Cambridge University’s Rising Stars in Life Sciences in recognition for achievements in science engagement. She was also elected member of the prestigious European Dana Alliance of the Brain and joined the judging panel for the Wellcome Trust Science book Prize.
Her work in science communication saw Hannah named as a Top 100 UK scientist by the Science Council and one of Cambridge University’s most inspirational and successful women in science. She was awarded an Honorary Degree from Brunel University for her work in science communication.
During Hannah’s PhD she was awarded a Cambridge University Fellowship and as an undergraduate received three University Prizes as Best Biologist.
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