Sue Nelson

Sue Nelson

Science Presenter

Synopsis

The former science, environment and technology reporter has investigated the security of the banking system – and applied to be an astronaut.

Biography

The former BBC Science, Environment & Technology correspondent is an award-winning broadcaster and writer. Her mixture of wit and sharp insight make her a popular voice across a range of related subject matter.

Sue is a regular presenter and reporter on Radio 4, especially on The Material World. She has also written and presented a number of documentaries including Britain's Modern Brunels, Citizen Scientist and Wiring the NHS - about their plans for a vast new IT system.

She has won an Association of British Science Writers award and been voted BT Technology Journalist of the Year. Away from science Sue has also performed as a stand-up comedian, written a musical for Radio 2 and co-authored (with her husband and fellow science broadcaster Richard Hollingham) How to Clone the Perfect Blonde, a look at how science is being applied to realise extraordinary things.

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