Dr Emily Grossman is an internationally acclaimed science author, public speaker and TV personality. An expert in molecular biology and genetics, with a Double First in Natural Sciences from Queens' College Cambridge and a PhD in cancer research, Emily has also trained and worked as a maths and science teacher.
Emily explains science for a wide range of TV and radio programmes and gives inspirational and motivational talks in schools, universities and at live events such as The Hay Festival, The Science Museum and Cheltenham Science Festival. Emily has written articles for The Sun, The Mirror, The BBC Academy, The British Council and The Week Junior. In 2015 she delivered a TEDx talk at UCL on Why Science Needs People Who Cry and has since been interviewed by many newspapers and radio programmes, including The Sunday Times, The Guilty Feminist podcast, and BBC Radio4's Woman's Hour.
Emily was recently named as the second Honorary STEM Ambassador, alongside astronaut Tim Peake, for her pioneering work in STEM education and as a role model to young people. Through her work as a science communicator, and by sharing her personal experiences as a woman in STEM, Emily hopes to engage more people with the fascinating world of science, to change the perception of what it is to be a scientist, and to inspire more people, especially girls, to study science.