Professor of Particle Physics, University of Manchester and Royal Society Professor for Public Engagement in Science
Professor Brian Cox is a particle physicist, a Royal Society University Research Fellow and a professor at the University of Manchester. He is a member of the High Energy Physics group at the University of Manchester, and works on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Since completing his degrees at Manchester University, Cox has championed public engagement in science and engineering. This has led to him becoming an award-winning broadcaster, with internationally syndicated series including Wonders of the Solar System and Wonders of the Universe. Cox is University Research Fellow of the Royal Society, and received the Order of the British Empire in 2010.