Simon Watt

Simon is an evolutionary biologist originally hailing from Northern Ireland, but now based in England. After taking part in Famelab and being introduced to the field of Science Communication Simon went on to set up his own science communication company, "Ready, Steady, Science!" which has been creating and performing science "edutainment" shows to audiences ranging from toddlers to academics. As such Simon regularly appears at science festivals around the country including the Newcastle, York, Cheltenham and Cambridge science festivals and in schools, museums, universities, on radio and on television. More recently he has worked as a presenter on "Inside Natures Giants," shown on Channel 4.

Personal Information
Firstname: 
Simon
Surname: 
Watt
Location
City: 
Castlederg
Country: 
UK
My FameLab
Place: 
Country Finalist
Year of graduation: 
2005
Professional Information
Field: 
Biology
Speciality: 
Evolutionary Biology
Qualifications: 
BSc Biology, York University Research Masters, Glasgow University
Public engagement experience: 

Presenter on Channel 4's "Inside Nature's Giants" and "The Elephant: Life After Death".

Runs the science communication and edutainment company "Ready, Steady, Science".

Regularly appears at science festivals around the country including the Newcastle, York, Oxford,Cheltenham & Cambridge and in schools, museums, universities, on radio & television.

Talks through SETpoint schemes and education & business partnerships

Performances at the Edinburgh Fringe

Languages Spoken: 
English
Media & Publications
Personal Websites: 
http://www.readysteadyscience.com
Videos: