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TV's Dr Adam Hart-Davis at the ASE Annual Conference

11 November 2011

TV's Dr Adam Hart-Davis at the ASE Annual Conference

POPULAR television presenter Dr Adam Hart-Davis is joining the ASE Annual Conference in Liverpool in January as a key speaker.

He will present the Margaret Collis ASE Primary Science Lecture and Primary Science Teaching Awards, supported by the AstraZeneca Science Teaching Trust.

Dr Adam Hart-Davis is a freelance photographer, writer, and broadcaster – television presenter of Local Heroes, Tomorrow’s World, What the Romans (and others) Did for Us, How London was Built, The Cosmos – a beginner’s guide, and many others. He has collected various awards for both television and radio, as well as two medals and 14 honorary doctorates.

He has read several books, and written about 30, including Test your Psychic Powers, and Thunder, Flush and Thomas Crapper (an encycLOOpedia). His latest books are Just Another Day, Stringlopedia, Science – The Definitive Visual Guide, and The Book of Time. He has written numerous newspaper and magazine articles, and a regular column in the Radio Times.

A member of the Association of Pole-Lathe Turners and the British Toilet Association, Adam is a keen supporter of the charities WaterAid, Practical Action, Sustrans, and the Joliba Trust. He has no car, but four cycles, which he rides slowly but with enthusiasm.

Read more about him on his website and book your place at the annual conference to see him on Saturday 7 January from 11.15am to 12.45 in Room G06 of the Rendall building.