Dr Anna Ploszajski

Dr Anna Ploszajski is an award-winning materials scientist and writer, fascinated by metals, plastics, ceramics, glasses and substances from the natural world. She has written (Handmade, Bloomsbury 2021) and spoken extensively (Royal Institution, Cheltenham, BBC Radio 3) about humanity’s astonishing and complex relationship with materials, how they have shaped us and have been shaped by us throughout history and how ‘smart materials’ could define our lives in the near future.