Astrobiologist and author of The Knowledge: how to rebuild our world from scratch
Research scientist, presenter and author
Lewis graduated from Oxford University with a First Class degree in Biological Sciences and completed his PhD at University College London in 2007.
He now holds the Professorship in Science Communication at the University of Westminster where his research specialises is in the field of astrobiology and the search for microbial life on Mars.
Lewis also held a STFC Science in Society Fellowship and is very active in delivering live events at schools and science festivals, working as a scientific consultant for the media, and appearing in numerous TV documentaries and radio shows.
Lewis has won several awards for his science writing and outreach work and regularly freelances for newspapers and magazine articles, and has published three books.
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