Talks and Teaching

Talks About Science Communication

Sharon Ann Holgate giving a session at the AAAS Annual Meeting 2021
Copyright: Sharon Ann Holgate

I have given talks about science writing and broadcasting for events including the AAAS Annual Meeting, and as part of teaching modules for King’s College London and other universities. I have also given training for professional science writers.


I was a Guest Lecturer on a Science Writing and Communication Module for physics students at King’s College London on October 16 2020, October 18 2019 and December 6 2019.

Science and History of Toilet Paper

Stack of toilet rolls artfully arranged in a different layout
Photo: Sharon Ann Holgate

Having previously written and broadcast about the topic, in 2005 I gave a talk on the science and history of toilet paper at Milestones museum of social history.

Talk to Accompany Children’s Book The Way Science Works

Sharon Ann giving a science talk and demonstrations at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital in 2003

In March 2003 I gave a talk with audience participation on The Way Science Works at my old hospital, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London.