Chris Smith

Dr Chris Smith is a consultant medical microbiologist based at Cambridge University, a visiting professor at Murdoch University, Perth Australia, and the managing director of the Naked Scientists, a science, medicine and technology-focused radio show, podcast and website venture that reaches international audiences in the millions.


Chris also appears on South Africa's Talk Radio 702 and 567 Cape Talk on Friday mornings to answer science questions live from listeners, including famously "How many organs can I donate and still remain alive?" Since 2006 Chris has published 4 popular science books, including the international best seller "Crisp Packet Fireworks", and his Naked Scientists programmes have received over 50 million downloads worldwide as podcasts. 

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