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Ben Littlefield

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Public Engagement Manager 

UCL Culture


Expertise: Materials Chemistry, Science Communication, Public Engagement

I’m a materials chemist who helps people have conversations about science. This in reality has ranged from designing and building giant walk-through models of your gut to designing and delivering live science shows on the chemistry of fireworks.

Ben Littlefield

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My PhD research was creating new materials, inspired by naturally occurring minerals, to store hydrogen. Since then, I’ve focused on how we communicate and engage with science. 

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