Summer Science Exhibition Committee

The Summer Science Exhibition Committee selects exhibits for the annual Summer Science Exhibition.

Summer Science Exhibition 2014 A school student visiting the Summer Science Exhibition 2014

Please do not contact the committee members directly. If you would like to discuss anything to do with the exhibition and proposals please contact Rebecca Jones on 0207 451 2513 or

  • Professor Peter Sadler FRS (Chair)
    Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick
  • Sir John Skehel FRS FMedSci (Ex-officio, Biological Secretary of the Royal Society)
    MRC National Institute for Medical Research
  • Professor Alex Halliday FRS (Ex-officio, Physical Secretary of the Royal Society)
    Department of Physics, Trinity College Dublin
  • Professor Derek Bradley FRS FREng
    School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds
  • Professor Nicola Clayton FRS
    Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Sabine Flitsch
    Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester
  • Professor Janet Hemingway CBE FRS FMedSci
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Lisa Jamieson
    Head of Engaging Science, Wellcome Trust
  • Professor Michael Lockwood FRS
    Department of Meteorology, University of Reading
  • Professor Angela McLean FRS
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford
  • Dr Paulo Oliva
    School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London
  • Dr Becky Parker MBE
    Langton Star Centre, Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys
  • Dr Matthew Piper
    Institute of Healthy Ageing, University College London


Our mission

To recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.

Our priorities

  • Promoting science and its benefits
  • Recognising excellence in science
  • Supporting outstanding science
  • Providing scientific advice for policy
  • Fostering international and global cooperation
  • Education and public engagement