TV and other media

Many of our staff regularly feature in TV and radio programmes and in newspaper coverage of science. 

The work of the Graphene group and Professor Sir Andre Geim has been described in a number of documentaries, including BBC TV’s Horizon and Beautiful Minds. Many more of the School's other graphene scientists also appear regularly in the media.

Professor Brian Cox is of course well-known for his many BBC TV and radio programmes including the Wonders series (Wonders of Life, Wonders of the Universe and Wonders of the Solar System) and The Infinite Monkey Cage with comedian Robin Ince.  He has received many awards for his work in publicising science, including the OBE in 2010.

Professor Jeff Forshaw has a regular science blog in the Guardian newspaper and co-authored a collection of TEDStudies particle physics teaching materials called Physics - The Edge of Knowledge. In 2013 he was awarded the Institute of Physics' Kelvin Medal, which recognises outstanding contribution to public engagement.

Jeff Forshaw and Brian Cox have co-written two best-selling popular science books - Quantum Universe: Anything That Can Happen Does, and Why Does E=MC2? (shortlisted for the 2010 Royal Society prize).

Professor Tim O’Brien has monthly shows discussing astronomy and other science on BBC Radio 5 Live and makes regular appearances in programmes such as BBC Breakfast. He also hosts the BBC Stargazing Live TV programme, presented by Brian Cox and Dara O’Briain, and broadcast live each year from Jodrell Bank.

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