About the speaker

Vice Chancellor University of Buckingham

Dr Terence Kealey is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham in the UK and a clinicalbiochemist specialising in human skin cell biology. In his first book The Economic Laws of Scientific Researchhe argued that, contrary to convention, governments need not fund science. Hissecond book, Sex, Science and Profitspresents an evolutionary and economic history of humanity, showing how theroots of barter, trade and contract are embedded in human nature and howmarkets work on the evolutionary principles of natural selection. Dr Kealey writes regularly for the Spectator and New Scientist.