Timandra Harkness

Writer & Broadcaster

About Timandra

Timandra writes and presents BBC Radio 4 documentaries including Divided Nation and Five Knots, and series FutureProofing and How To Disagree.
She formed the UK’s first comedy science double-act with neuroscientist Dr. Helen Pilcher. She’s performed scientific and mathematical comedy from Adelaide (Australia) to Pittsburgh PA. Her Edinburgh Festival Fringe hits include Your Days Are Numbered: the Maths of Death, Brainsex, and Take A Risk.
Timandra is a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, and a member of their Special Interest Group on Data Ethics.
Her book Big Data: does size matter? was published by Bloomsbury Sigma in 2016.
See www.timandraharkness.com

Their Sessions

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 14th June 2021
In-Person Session

How can progress in material science drastically change our physical and digital worlds? Graphene, a material made of a single layer of carbon atoms, was first isolated in 2004 by Andre Geim,...

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