Dr Emily Grossman is an internationally acclaimed science writer, public speaker and TV personality. She is 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 also trained and worked as an actress, and now combines her skills as a science broadcaster, educator and author.
Emily explains science for a wide range of TV and radio programmes and gives talks in schools, universities and at live events. She is best known as a resident expert on ITV’s The Alan Titchmarsh Show and Sky 1’s celebrity panel-show ‘Duck Quacks Don’t Echo’.
Emily is a leading figure in the movement to promote gender equality and diversity in STEM and has come under considerable attack for speaking out against sexism in science. She gave a TEDx talk on ‘Why Science Needs People Who Cry’ and has been interviewed in The Sunday Times, The Times, The Guardian and on BBC R4’s Woman’s Hour. Through sharing her personal experiences as a woman in STEM, Emily hopes to inspire more people, especially girls, to study science.
Emily is also an experienced communication and media skills trainer and has run workshops for The Crick Institute, The Royal Society and The Royal Society of Biology.