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On 16 March, the Longitude Prize brought together a range of speakers to discuss what makes a Longitude Prize winner in an event at the Science Museum.

On 16 March 2015, the Longitude Prize brought together a range of speakers to discuss what makes a Longitude Prize winner in an event at the Science Museum.


The event was hosted by Steve Cross, UCL’s Head of Public Engagement and 2010 Joshua Phillips Award winner for Innovation in Science Engagement. The speakers and panellists included:

·         Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs at the Science Museum and Longitude Prize Committee Chair
·         Prof Mike Sharland, Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases at St George’s University and Longitude Prize Advisory Panel member
·         Imran Khan, CEO British Science Association, Longitude Prize Committee member
·         Melissa Sterry, Renowned Futurist
·         Prof Chris Toumazou, Regius Professor of Engineering at Imperial College

The event covered a range of topics and there were some great questions for the panel from attendees. You can listen to audio from the event here.