Meet the team

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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 is a Pharmacology graduate with a background in science communication. When not on the airwaves, she’ll either be singing or talking about getting cats.

Izzie Clarke's picture
Naked Scientists Producer

Izzie Clarke completed a Masters in Physics at the University of Nottingham and went on to produce programmes for BBC. When she's not reading about sizeable stellar objects or minuscule molecular ions, Izzie's scouting out the latest new music or thinking about pizza. ... Read more

Adam Murphy's picture
Junior 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.

Marika Ottman's picture

Marika is an Aerospace Engineering student at Virginia Tech, in the United States. Rolls-Royce are supporting an internship for her with the Naked Scientists, at Cambridge University, during the summer. When Marika's not flying her drone or working with a wind tunnel, you can... Read more

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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