Hannah Critchlow

Hannah Critchlow

Dr Hannah Critchlow is an internationally-acclaimed neuroscientist with a background in neuropsychiatry.

Best known for demystifying the human brain on regular radio, TV and festival platforms, including Co-Presenter of BBC’s Tomorrow’s World Live and Science Presenter for BBC2 Family Brain Games. Her book on Consciousness: A Ladybird Expert Guide, was published with Penguin in 2018, whilst The Science of Fate, published with Hodder in May, 2019, made the Bestseller list.

Hannah’s work in science communication saw her named as one of Cambridge Universities Rising Stars in Life Sciences by Nature in 2019, a Top 100 UK scientist by the Science Council in 2014 and one of Cambridge University’s most ‘inspirational and successful women in science’ in 2013. In 2017 she joined the judging panel for the prestigious Wellcome Trust Science book Prize and in 2018 elected member of the prestigious European Dana Alliance of the Brain in recognition for her achievements in the field of neuroscience public engagement. During her PhD she was awarded a Cambridge University Fellowship and as an undergraduate received three University Prizes as Best Biologist.