The Royal Society
2012 Summer Science Exhibition
Ageing: a natural part of life or a treatable biological condition? Published online July 2012
"Feed a Drosophila melanogaster a meal high in protein, and you may feed him for a day, but keep feeding him and he won’t live as long as a fly on a low-protein diet."
2011 One Culture Festival 2011
Begotten, not created: how narratives emerge in science and literature Published online October 2011
“I’m not an abstractionist. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.”
What makes science-fiction? China Mieville in conversation with Tom Hunter Published online October 2011
“Why should fiction’s only role be to present amazingly good characters? Why is that the only thing that fiction can do?”
A Storyteller Who Studied Maths: Apostolos Doxiadis in conversation with Marcus du Sautoy Published online October 2011
"He is not a writer of stories intended to make maths ‘huggable’."