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People of Science with Brian Cox: Dame Sally Davies

Dame Sally Davies talks to Brian Cox about her interest in antibiotic resistance and admiration of Alexander Fleming and Howard Florey for their development of penicillin.

In the People of Science interview series, Professor Brian Cox is joined by Royal Society Fellows who reveal their favourite scientists in history. 

Each episode showcases artefacts from the Royal Society’s archive, helping to bring their stories alive. The archive items featured in each film can be explored on Google’s Cultural Institute and you can also read articles by Fleming and Florey published by the Royal Society.

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