Meet the Unsung Heroes of Science

Discover who history has forgotten. Uncover the stories missing from the textbooks. Find out whose work has been overlooked.

We’re delighted to announce the shortlist for the Unsung Heroes of Science 2019 video competition!¬†You can watch all the shortlisted videos below (as well as on our YouTube channel) and share your favourite – the most watched video will win the Audience Choice award. The prize winners and Audience Choice winner will be announced at our awards ceremony on Tuesday 2 July. The videos below are organised in alphabetical order by the name of the unsung hero – make sure you go all the way to the bottom to discover your favourite.