Claire Asher

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Dr Claire Asher is a science writer, blogger and communicator, with a background in evolutionary biology.


25th November 2017

I'm performing at 'Forgotten Books', part of the Royal Society's Collections by Candlelight event.

5th October 2017

A few more Talent Factory gigs in the events calendar, and lots more brewing!

28th July 2017

To celebrate the new cohort of Talent Factory, I'm performing with Science at the Star of Kings on the 6th September. You'll get the chance to see about 50% of TF2 if you come along to this one gig - that's value for money.

25th July 2017

I'm so excited to announce that I'll be doing a one-off guest performance with Agony Auncles at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on 26th August.

18th July 2017

I'm thrilled to announce that I'll be joining cohort 2 of the Talent Factory, created by the remarkable Steve Cross. Watch this space for lots of new gigs, events and other cool projects over the next 12 months!

14th July 2017

I'll be performing more stand-up comedy with a science theme for Science Showoff at the Spread Eagle in Croydon on the 10th August.

10th May 2017

I'll be performing in Cambridge for the first time later this month for The Variables Present: An Evening of Science Variety @ The Portland Arms. Tickets here.

8th November 2016

I'll be performing some brand new material for Science Showoff at the Star of Kings later this month - find out more here.

26th October 2016

A few months ago I sat down with the wonderful Florence Schechter for her Youtube series "Smashed Science" - we drank some wine, and we talked about the weird, wonderful and unbelievable mating systems evolution has dreamed up. Check out the video here (may be unsuitable for younger viewers).

10th October 2016

I'm really excited to be joining the British Science Association panel discussion on mediums of science communication at the SciComm Primer on the 21st October. If you haven't already got a ticket for the day, I'd thoroughly recommend clicking here.

4th September 2016

I'm guest curating @Biotweeps this week over on Twitter - come and join the conversation! I'll be talking about my PhD research, as well as past projects and my favourite science, from evolution to conservation and genetics.

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