Mathematician, best-selling author and all-round badass known for her joyful ability to bring maths to life for audiences of all interests and abilities
Hannah Fry is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL where she studies patterns in human behavior. Her research applies to a wide range of social problems and questions, from shopping and transport to urban crime, riots and terrorism.
Winner of the prestigious Zeeman Medal recognizing her work in engaging the UK public with mathematics, Hannah is a trusted and well-recognized presenter. Her expertise is regularly called upon to develop and host BBC documentaries and her fun and lively radio programs and podcasts have a large and devoted following. Her ability to engage and enthuse people with even the most complicated topics is equally evident on the page and her books delight readers around the globe.
Her latest book, Rutherford & Fry’s Complete Guide to Absolutely Everything (Abridged), tells the complete story of the universe and absolutely everything in it — skipping over some of the boring parts.