Meet the team

Chris Smith's picture
Managing Editor

Chris Smith is a medical consultant specialising in clinical microbiology and virology at Cambridge University and its teaching hospital, Addenbrooke's. Chris is a member of the University of Cambridge's Institute of... Read more

Katie Haylor's picture
Naked Scientists Producer

Katie has a background in pharmacology and science communication. When not on the airwaves, she’ll either be singing or talking about getting cats.

Adam Murphy's picture
Producer, The Naked Scientists

Adam is a physicist turned science communicator from Dublin. When not talking to anyone within earshot about science, he can be found watching worrying amounts of superhero television or twirling around a ballroom floor.

Ben McAllister's picture
Naked Scientists Intern

Ben recently finished his PhD in physics at the University of Western Australia, focusing on attempts to detect dark matter in the lab. Aside from interning with The Naked Scientists, he now works with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems on a dark... Read more

Chris Berrow's picture
Naked Gaming Podcast

A gaming enthusiast with an MA in music from Cambridge University, Chris helps to produce the Naked Scientists "5 Live Science" show, and he's the driving force behind our new offering "Naked Gaming". When he's not got a joystick in his hands, you can hear him reading... Read more

Phil Sansom's picture

Phil Sansom joined the Naked Scientists team in 2019. He has a background in zoology, but is interested in a range of subjects from astrophysics to the environment. When he's not working on the show he's busy making music, cooking, or playing Dungeons & Dragons, and... Read more

Amalia Thomas's picture

Amalia is in her final year of PhD in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on granular materials like sand and snow, and in particular on developing mathematical models for the distribution of forces inside... Read more

Nadeem Gabbani's picture

Nadeem is currently finishing his PhD at the University of Cambridge. His research has been focused on applications of laser-matter interactions for advanced in-space propulsion systems and energy efficient laser manufacturing. More broadly, Nadeem is interested in... Read more