Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE, is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster and member of the House of Lords. Specialising in the physiology of the brain, Susan researches the impact of 21st century technologies on the mind, how the brain generates consciousness and novel approaches to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Susan has written a range of non-specialist books on issues relating to the mind and brain for the general reader. She appears regularly on radio and television and frequently gives talks to the public and private sector.
2121: A Tale from the Next Century, Susan Greenfield’s debut novel, is published by Head of Zeus and available to purchase now! The story is set just over a hundred years from now and describes a dystopia centred around the impact of extreme technologies on how future generations think and feel. Click here to find out more.
Thursday, 20th March 2014, 9:10am — 10:00am
Having seen some of the latest research from the Institute for the Future of the Mind and as there is a great interest within the insurance industry for new approaches to understanding risk taking and decision making, Baroness Greenfield received the latest details of RiskMinds Insurance 2014 – and also an invitation to make a keynote presentation at the conference on 20th March 2014. Of course, Baroness Greenfield was delighted...Read more…
Friday, 21st March 2014, 8:00pm — 9:00pm
After hearing Baroness Greenfield speak on Radio 4 about the disturbing effects of changes in the way humans communicate, Mrs Wilkinson, the Headmistress of Wycombe Abbey, invited her to be the speaker of their upcoming Headmistress' lecture. Baroenss Greenfield was delighted to accept and will be delivering her hour lecture on Friday 21st March. The title of her lecture is: The 21st Century: The Impact of Digital Techonology...Read more…