With support from National Centre for Research Methods
Chair: Leonora Oppenheim
Professor Geraint Rees is the group leader of Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging and Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience. Group members come from both medical and scientific backgrounds. Geraint is based at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, which together represent one of the largest groupings of cognitive neuroscientists in Europe. As well as doing science, group members contribute to teaching and training other researchers and doctors at Queen Square and University College London, and providing patient care at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery and elsewhere.
Professor of Structural Biology at Imperial College working on problems related to viral replication. His lab mainly uses X-ray crystallography to elucidate the structures of proteins molecules, in an effort to shed new light on their functions. Stephen’s research and teaching interests are combined with a passion for understanding the wider role of science in society using a variety of media — the written word, audio and video.
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
Designer, artist and writer exploring the social, ethical and cultural implications of emerging technologies, especially synthetic biology. Daisy is Design Fellow on the international research project, Synthetic Aesthetics (Stanford University/ University of Edinburgh), investigating the shared territory between synthetic biology, art and design.
Joel Gethin Lewis
Joel is co-founder of Hellicar & Lewis established in partnership with Pete Hellicar in 2008. Co-founder of YesYesNo with Theo Watson and Zachary Lieberman who he worked with from 2008–2010. Interaction Designer at United Visual Artists 2005–2008 and worked in the Interaction Department of Fabrica in 2004. Joel did his MA in Interaction Design at the RCA following a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science at Imperial.
Leonora Oppenheim is a design storyteller, using word, image and form to portray local cultural, environmental and community stories to wider audiences. Leonora’s main focus is Creative Data, an initiative that communicates data and research to the public through a series of interactive design exhibitions and creative learning projects. Leonora contributes to online and print publications including Stylus, Cool Hunting, TreeHugger and House & Garden.