Baroness Susan Greenfield


Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE was the Director of the Royal Institution of Great Britain 1998 - 2010 (the first woman to hold that position) and Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Oxford, where she leads a multi-disciplinary team investigating neurodegenerative disorders.  In addition she is Director of the Oxford Centre for the Science of the Mind, exploring the physical basis of consciousness.

Her books include "The Human Brain: A Guided Tour" (1997), "The Private Life of the Brain" (2000), and "Tomorrow's People: How 21st Century Technology Is Changing the Way We Think and Feel" (2003) and "‘ID' - The Quest for Identity" (2008).  She has spun off four companies from her research, made a diverse contribution to print and broadcast media, and led a Government report on "Women In Science".  She has received 30 Honorary Degrees, Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (2000), a non-political Life Peerage (2001) as well as the Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur (2003).  In 2006 she was installed as Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University and voted `Honorary Australian of the Year'. In 2007 she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.     

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