Prof David Celermajer: “Science is our only hope to save the planet”

Awards and Achievements
Watch Professor David Celermajer's inspiring Keynote Address from Illuminate 2016.

Professor David Celermajer is the Clinical Director of HRI, a professor and heart specialist at RPA, and a doctor three times over. As well as his medical qualifications, he has a Masters from Oxford, a PhD in children's heart disease from London University and a PhD in science from this very university. He was also world debating champion and public speaking champion in the 1980s, where the topic with which he won was ‘Why We Shouldn’t Play Leap Frog with Unicorns'.

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