Rachel Armstrong

Teaching Fellow, The Bartlett School of Architecture; Science Fiction Author; Medical Doctor

Recently described as a polymath by TED’s Tom Reilly (Technology Entertainment Design) at this year’s TEDGlobal Oxford conference, Rachel’s
extensive interdisciplinary practice engages with a fundamental driving principle – the fundamental creativity of science. Her work uses all manner of media to engage audiences and bring them into contact with the latest advances in science and their real potential through the inventive applications of technology, to address some of the biggest problems facing the world today.

Dr Rachel Armstrong (MA, BM BCh, MRNZCGP) is a TEDGlobal Fellow and Teaching Fellow and MPhil/PhD Student at the Bartlett School of Architecture.

Her recent awards include the Global Excellence Scholarship, EPSRC DTSA Award, British Council Darwin Award and Now Award.


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