My science hero: Sir Terry Pratchett
Robert Dorey, Professor of Nanomaterials, describes why he admires author Sir Terry Pratchett for his skills in science communication.
To mark British Science Week, Surrey academics describe a person who has inspired them in their work.
Watch the video to hear Robert Dorey, Professor of Nanomaterials, explain why Sir Terry Pratchett – best known for his Discworld book series – is his science hero.
Terry Pratchett had a beautiful way of looking at life and scientific and engineering problems. He came up with completely random solutions to everyday activities – and he managed to communicate them brilliantly in his books.
Robert Dorey, Professor of Nanomaterials
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