Dr Daniel Glaser is Director of Science Engagement at the Royal Institution. He is a neuroscientist who has worked for many years promoting public engagement with science. A Winston Churchill Fellow in 2019, he was Founding Director of Science Gallery London. He was previously Head of Engaging Science at the Wellcome Trust responsible for all external funding for public engagement and the arts. His scientific background involves brain imaging of the visual system. In 2002 he was appointed ‘Scientist in Residence’ at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) and in 2005 received a Cultural Leadership Award from the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA). He has presented and contributed to numerous television and radio programmes and in 2014 was the first scientist to be a Man Booker judge.