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Timandra Harkness

Timandra Harkness will be speaking at the  2019 Lloyd's Register Foundation International Conference.We are pleased to announce that Timandra Harkness will be speaking at the  2019 Lloyd's Register Foundation International Conference.

Timandra Harkness is a science writer, broadcaster and comedian, writing and performing on scientific, mathematical and statistical. Her book “Big Data: does size matter?” was published by Bloomsbury in 2016.

Timandra is a regular on BBC Radio 4, writing and presenting BBC Radio 4’s FutureProofing series and documentaries such as Data, Data Everywhere, and Personality Politics. She was also resident reporter on the social psychology series The Human Zoo.
In 2010 she co-wrote and performed Your Days Are Numbered: The Maths of Death, with stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, which was a sell-out hit at the Edinburgh Fringe before touring the rest of the UK and Australia. Science comedy since then includes solo show Brainsex, cabarets and gameshows.

She is a regular public speaker and chair on scientific and technological topics, including events hosted by the Cheltenham Science Festival, the British Council, the Institute of Ideas, the Wellcome Collection and a Robotics conference in Moscow, among many others.

Timandra will be performing her show “Take A Risk” for us at the Lloyd’s Register International Conference 2019, having completed its run at the Edinburgh Fringe over the summer.

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