Susan Greenfield is a research scientist, author and broadcaster based in Oxford. She has held research fellowships in departments of Physiology around the world and has been awarded 32 Honorary Degrees from international universities. She is a Senior Research Fellow at Lincoln College, Oxford and co-founded a biotech company developing a novel approach to neurodegenerative disorders (Neuro-Bio Ltd).
In addition, she has published a wide range of books on the mind and the brain, Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark On Our Brains andThe Human Brain: A Guided Tour. She has also written a novel – 2121: A Tale From The Next Century.
A Day in the Life of the Brain: Consciousness from Dawn ‘til Dusk will be published in 2016.
In 1998, she received the Michael Faraday Medal from the Royal Society, was awarded a CBE and was granted a non-political Life Peerage in 2001.
In 2000, she was elected to an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and in 2007 to an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. She was appointed Chancellor of Heriot Watt University in 2005.
In April 2015, Greenfield was awarded the Honorary Life Member of Healed by Compassion. Additionally, Greenfield received the Honorary Doctor of Science at Northumbria University in July 2015.