Gianluca is a bubble scientist, working at the National Physical Laboratory. He studies the close relationship between bubbles and sound and how to exploit it to reduce energy consumption, produce greener fuels, tastier food, and less invasive ways to deliver drugs. He is strongly passionate about bubbles and thinks that they will eventually improve the quality of our life.
Originally from Canada, Mike Hanson has been in broadcasting and music for over 30 years on both sides of the Atlantic. By day, he’s Assistant Editor at the UK biggest only Digital Radio station BBC Radio 6 Music, and by night, lead guitarist in Kingston blues band, Bourbon Street Revival. More importantly, he is the proud father of Teddington student and previous Tedx speaker, Talor Hanson.
Mike is Global Fuel Technical and Quality Manager at Shell Aviation, a pilot, physicist, marathon runner and father of four children, three of which are triplets.
Ian is an acoustics scientist at the National Physical Laboratory. He has developed techniques to actually see sound as it passes through the air…
Katie is a film maker and a dancer. She enjoys all types of dance and drama and has been taking dance lessons since she was three. She has been a member of her drama group for over 10 years and works with younger children in improvisation theatre. Amazed by watching Andy Murray falling over in super-slow motion at Wimbledon in 2012, she explores how the body works, and more importantly how things move.
Lily is an artist. There is a remarkable secret behind her prolific and beautiful portfolio of paintings and drawings.
Jack is Richmond Borough's current member of youth parliament. His interests include politics, history and cooking, but he will be talking about his experiences of vegetarianism.
As a dyslexic with a passion for reading, George discovers the true worth of books.
Leonardo Da Vinci studied the heart in detail, and it confused him so much that he gave up his anatomical studies. Even today, only heart specialists truly understand the working of the heart as a pumping mechanism. Archie asks, ‘How hard can it be?’