Monday, 26 September 2022 | 12.00 noon – ICGEB Trieste, ITALY

Clinical lecturer in Virology University of Cambridge, UK

Stripping down Science: The Naked Scientists, and where new infections come from

(Host: L. Banks)

Chris Smith is a medical consultant specialising in clinical microbiology and virology at Cambridge University and its teaching hospital, Addenbrooke’s. Chris is a member of the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) and is also a Fellow at Queens’ College, Cambridge.

Chris laid the foundations for the Naked Scientists radio show, podcast and website back in 1999. The show has since won many awards for science communication, including the Royal Society’s Kohn Medal. Chris presents the programme, which airs internationally each week, as well as other radio shows and podcasts including “5live Science” on BBC Radio 5 live, and the “Ask the Naked Scientist” science phone-in on Talk Radio 702 / 567 CapeTalk, in South Africa.