Russell Arnott

No one communicates about science, oceans - or just about anything else - like Russell!

This unforgettable Science Communicator, Educational Consultant and Presenter will be at Siren Festival every day

“My mission is to increase the level of #oceanliteracy in people of all ages.”

He holds a combined-Masters in Oceanography from the University of Southampton, worked as a physical oceanographer, and completed PGCE in Secondary Science (Physics) at University of Sussex and working as Head of Physics at a secondary sixth-form in London.

With a passion for public engagement, Russell left teaching to pursue a career in schools’ outreach, working with Incredible Oceans. Russell frequently performs at science communication events across the UK organising all-ages workshops and talks. He has performed at Cheltenham Science Festival, regional STEMFests and Big Bang Fairs, Elderflower Fields Festival, The Science Show-Off, Ignite Bath, and Brighton Science Festival as well as The Channel 5 Saturday Show. He was recently presenting on Sky's 'Deep Ocean Live' programmes.

Russell joined the University of Bath in September 2016 to study phytoplankton morphology and its influence on turbulent interactions.