Secret Scientist: Danka Tamburic

Danka Tamburic: Reader in Cosmetic Science, London College of Fashion The London College of Fashion is a world renowned institute. What is less well known is its scientific research. Dr Tamburic is an experienced pharmacist with a PhD in pharmaceutics and cosmetics. Her broad experience enabled her to take a lead role in the development […]

Secret Scientist: Andrew Meek

Andrew Meek: Research Scientist at the British Museum Andrew Meek is a research scientist at the British Museum specialising in the study of ancient glass and ceramic artefacts. His role has seen him working on artefacts from as far afield as the Middle East and from as long ago as Saxon Britain. His work is […]

Secret Scientist: Mark Mann

Technologist at BBC R&D The BBC R&D Department is the core of the corporation’s effort to be at the cutting edge of media technology, and drives the exploration of exciting new tools for the production and distribution of programming. In his role as a technologist, Mark Mann has drawn on scientific expertise in developing innovative […]

Secret Scientist: Lucia Burgio

Lucia Burgio: Senior objects analyst at the Victoria & Albert Museum Like most scientists, Lucia works in a laboratory. However, Lucia’s role at the V&A bridges the divide between art and science. Her time is spent studying the materials used on works of art. Using her chemistry background, Lucia is able to analyse, for example, […]

Secret Scientist: Huw Griffiths

Huw Griffiths: Marine Biogeographer: British Antarctic Survey Dr Huw Griffiths divides his time between his office and a research vessel in Antarctica, where he works on a project to map biodiversity on the Antarctic seafloor. Huw’s focus has been on molluscs, moss animals and sea spiders as model groups to investigate trends at high southern […]

Secret Scientist: Suzanne Lee

Suzanne Lee: Senior Research Fellow at St Martin’s College of Art & Design Suzanne Lee used to work as a consultant to the fashion industry and she now focuses on bringing fashion innovation to the market place. Her recent BioCouture project involves using bacteria to produce cellulose fibres that are chemically similar to cotton. Suzanne […]