Michael holds a PHD in quantum physics,and is a UK-based science writer. He co-hosts the award-winning podcast Science(ish), which explores the science in popular culture, and is the author of several books, including the bestselling 13 Things That Don’t Make
Sense. His latest book is The Quantum Astrologer’s Handbook.
Associate Professor Megan Munsie combines technical expertise in stem cell science with an interest in the ethical, social and regulatory issues associated with this field. She is Deputy Director of the Centre for Stem Cell Systems at the University of Melbourne and a member of the Arc-funded Stem Cells Australia initiative.
JEFFREY D. PHILLIPS
An award-winning Melbourne-based illustrator, Jeffrey is known for his brand of quirky pen and ink drawings. Besides editorial work he also art directs, draws storyboards for film and TV and illustrates live at events if required. He restricts himself to two cups of coffee a day and plans his entire schedule around when and where these may be consumed for maximum effect.
Annamaria, a biologist by training, is a Eureka Prize winning filmmaker. Her work has covered topics as diverse as network science, human origins, and the microbiome. Her latest film, ‘ The Kingdom - How Fungi Made Our World’ won the Best Film award at the 2018 Scinema International Film Festival. It will screen on National Geographic in Australia from the 7th of October.