Sue Nelson is a science presenter, writer and a former BBC science and environment correspondent for Breakfast and the One O’clock News. An award-winning journalist and broadcaster – and an experienced live performer for Radio 5 Live and News 24 – her reports have appeared on all the BBC’s national TV and radio news bulletins including Today and The Ten O’clock News.
Recent documentaries Sue has produced include a history of women in space, Women with the Right Stuff (BBC World Service), and The Online Identity Crisis (Radio 4) on the disturbing ways in which social media and the Internet is shaping our identity.
She spent several years working alongside the Rosetta mission space scientists making short films about their audacious attempt to land on a comet and how it has changed our understanding of cometary science. Sue is currently making short films on the ExoMars mission as well as BepiColombo, which is on its way to Mercury.
An experienced presenter and futurist, Sue will be discussing the future of healthcare technology, where we are today and where we may be tomorrow. In the interest of telling a full story, Sue will be joined by fellow speaker Richard Hollingham – who will be discussing where we have been, taking a look at the history of the healthcare industry.