PolarEXCHANGE with Sue Nelson
The conference programme includes opportunities for a brief and entertaining overview of the day's science in a relaxed atmosphere. It's called PolarEXCHANGE and will be hosted by BBC science presenter Sue Nelson described by the Sunday Times as "probably the best of Radio 4's science presenters."
Oslo Science Conference is a multidisciplinary conference but it may be
challenging to find out information about fields other than your own.
Participants also include non-scientists- journalists, press officers,
teachers, educators and others involved in outreach or communication.
This is why we have decided to have three popular science talks shows in
the programme. These sessions will also be webcast on various
websites to cater for a much larger virtual conference audience.
An award-winning science broadcaster, physics graduate and one time stand up comedian, Sue Nelson presents science documentaries for BBC Radio 4/World
Sue believes that serious scientific concepts can be communicated with humour and creativity. As a result, she has written and presented radio science documentaries in the form of a film noire, a romantic novel and a fat fighter's audio diary. Two of her short films also featured science in the comedy Clone Alone and the scientific thriller Roses are Red. Her book How to Clone the Perfect Blonde was longlisted for the prestigious Science Book Prize in 2004.
One of her radio
series prompted a call from Buckingham Palace. Both the Queen and Prince
Philip had enjoyed the programme and wanted the amateur scientists
featured to attend their next royal garden party. Sue was not
Last updated: 23.05.2010