Dr. Jonathan Sanderson
Jonathan read Physics at the University of Cambridge, then entered television where he was an award-winning producer of science documentaries, engineering challenge shows, and particularly science series for a children’s audience. In 2005 he founded a schools’ competition for short science films, and subsequently worked as a science communication consultant, trainer, project manager and film-maker for a wide range of clients across the UK and internationally. In 2014 he became a Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, Newcastle, working as part of a new outreach group with long-term objectives focussed on diversity and gender balance issues in the physical sciences. His particular research and practice interests include maker education, coding and digital making.