Chris Smith discusses his work with the Naked Scientists

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Chris Smith is a doctor and a clinical lecturer in virology at Cambridge University. Deciding that medicine wasn’t soaking up enough of his free time, Chris started the Naked Scientists radio show, podcast and website.

He presents the Naked Scientists and also makes weekly appearances on ABC Radio National, Australia, and on BBC Radio Five Live; he also fronts the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry World podcast, and presents the Nature Podcast for the journal Nature. Now and then he also pops up on telly, usually when the feathers hit the fan during a bird flu outbreak.

In 2006 he published his first book, Naked Science, and also produced his first child, but not necessarily in that order! Now he’s reaping the rewards that fatherhood brings – countless near death experiences triggered by daily viral infections generously donated by his daughter…

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