Alex is also a PhD student investigating how immersion in digital nature might be used for therapeutic gains.
Funded by the Wellcome Trust, his Virtual Nature project is using the latest virtual reality techniques to bring natural environments to those who can’t otherwise access them.
Alex is also a science communicator with over twelve years’ experience in helping to improve the public’s understanding of science.
He is currently funded by the pan-European projects BlueHealth and SOPHIE, leading on communication activities with teams across Europe to enhance awareness and impact.
Alex has a background in science communication gained from work in private consultancy, government, national media and university research. He has extensive experience in the production and dissemination of digital content and a proven record in broadcasting multi-platform information across the world.