Professor Alice Roberts

Professor Roberts is passionate about public engagement with university research and teaching, and advocates a wider role for universities in society. She has been Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham since 2012.

Alice has presented a wide range of BBC science and archaeology series, including The Incredible Human Journey, Origins of Us, Prehistoric Autopsy and Digging for Britain. She has written eight popular science books, including The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being and Tamed: Ten species that changed our world