Bio

Beth Healey is a trained doctor who recently returned from Antarctica where she was working as research MD for the European Space Agency at spaceflight analogue Concordia ‘White Mars’. A fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and patron of Expedition Medicine with an interest in polar environments, she has worked as part of logistical and medical support teams for ski mountaineering expeditions and endurance races in Svalbard, Greenland, Siberia and at the North Pole. Beth hosted our pub quizzes at Secret Garden Party Festival in 2016 and is a scientific adviser on our Intergalactic Travel Bureau show.