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

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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.

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Naked Scientists Producer

Eva completed an internship with the Naked Scientists in late 2018 and returned to the team full-time in April 2020 as a producer. She has a PhD in Developmental Neuroscience from the University of Cambridge, and loves covering weird and wonderful stories about plants,... Read more

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Naked Astronomy

Ben finished his PhD in physics at the University of Western Australia, in 2019 focusing on attempts to detect dark matter in the lab. He was a Naked Scientists intern in 2019, and now produces Naked Astronomy along with Adam Murphy.

Ben works with the ARC Centres of... Read more

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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

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Producer

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 flying a kite, learning the guitar, or waiting for the pandemic to end... Read more