Prof. Lewis Dartnell is a research scientist, presenter and author based in London, UK.

I graduated from Oxford University with a First Class degree in Biological Sciences and completed my PhD at University College London in 2007. I now hold the Professorship in Science Communication at the University of Westminster. My research is in the field of astrobiology and the search for microbial life on Mars. I have also held a STFC Science in Society Fellowship and am very active in delivering live events at schools and science festivals, working as a scientific consultant for the media, and have appeared in numerous TV documentaries and radio shows. I have won several awards for my science writing and outreach work and regularly freelance for newspapers and magazine articles. I have also published four booksThe Knowledge was a Sunday Times Book of the Year and international bestseller, and ORIGINS: How the Earth Made Us is out January 2019.

Please contact me lewis@lewisdartnell.com.

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