5 speakers 15 minutes each

Frank Swain

How to make a zombie

Frank Swain is a science writer and broadcaster who has written for the Times, Telegraph, Guardian, Wired, New Scientist, BBC Focus, Slate, Microbiologist, Stylist, IET, and Plastic Rhino. He is the creator of SciencePunk.com, now hosted at the iScienceBlogs portal. His broadcast work includes developing programmes for BBC Radio 4 and Bravo, as well as advising for other networks. He’s appeared on BBC radios 5Live, 4, Oxford and Three Counties, Newstalk.ie, as well as More4 News, to discuss science topics. Frank has hosted science events at the Wellcome Trust, the Barbican, the Secret Garden Party and Shambala festivals and the BA Festival of Science, and spoken at schools and universities across the country including Cambridge and Imperial College London. His first book, How to Make a Zombie, is out in June from OneWorld Publications. Find him on Twitter: @SciencePunk