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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Executive Producer

Rhys James joined the Naked Scientists as executive producer in 2023. He is responsible for the production and distribution of the team's award-winning podcasts and radio shows. Rhys graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2006 and then attended Cardiff University... Read more

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Producer, The Naked Scientists

James Tytko is a producer with the Naked Scientists. He joined the Naked Scientists team in early 2022 with a background in journalism and a degree in English from the University of Oxford. He produces and occasionally presents for our main Naked Scientists radio programmes... Read more

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Will Tingle joined the Naked Scientists in 2022. With a background in zoology and marine biology, he's also a keen wildlife photographer, video editor and presents the recently relaunched Naked Genetics podcast, as... 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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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