Dr. Dalal Alrajeh
Our feature article judge.
She is a lecturer and a researcher in the Computer Science Department at Imperial. She also works with the UK National Crime Agency and West Midland Police where they’re studying how to build trustworthy AI systems to support analysts and officers in reasoning about offenders' behaviour.
Lord Christopher Fox
Our essay judge.
He graduated from Imperial College with a Chemistry degree and spent a year as the president of the Royal College of Science, and then another as president of Imperial College Union. He is now the Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in the House of Lords, and a member of the Lords Science and Technology Committee.
Prof. Armand Leroi
Our creative writing judge.
He is a professor of Evolutionary Developmental Biology, and has written two award winning books, called “Mutants” and “The Lagoon”. More recently, he studied the evolution of pop music with the application of machine learning and made it into a fantastic documentary, “The Secret Science of Pop”, on BBC 4.
Lord Robert Winston
Our freestyle question and overall winner judge.
The ambassador for the Science Challenge for 12 years, the President's Envoy for Outreach and Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London. He He visits more than 50,000 schools in the UK each year and has published lots of science books for the younger generation, such as “Evolution Revolution” and “The Story of God”.