Join us for our next show in the UK as part of the Brighton Festival! Full lineup to be announced soon.
Alison Pike is an academic psychologist at the University of Sussex where she researches family relationships and co-directs the Nurture Lab. Her research interests span all of the key family relationships, marital, parent-child, and sibling, as well as the broader family context & climate. Alison is also a 44-year-old mother of two boys and blogs about how academic psychology influences (or not) her family life at thescientificparent.com.
Dawn Scott is a mammalian biologist at the University of Brighton. Her principle areas of research are focused on the interactions between humans and wildlife, such as, the consequences of human activity on mammalian communities, genetics, biodiversity and their ecology. Dawn is also passionate about science communication and has appeared on BBC Springwatch and other TV programmes on the habitats and lifestyles of hedgehogs and urban foxes.
Peter Squires is a Professor of Criminology and Public Policy at the University of Brighton. A central focus of his work has involved exploring 'criminalisation', inequality and social control - the deployment of the power to criminalise. His core areas of research and teaching interest have involved policing and police use of force, gun crime and firearms control, youth crime, gangs and anti-social behaviour. His work was profiled in The Guardian where he was billed as 'the media's favourite expert on teenage gang crime and the culture of violence'.