Dr Jonathan Hare is a British physicist, science communicator and television presenter.
He achieved a First in Physics at Surrey and then a PhD at Sussex for his work with the late Sir Harry Kroto.
This work lead to a method of producing Buckminsterfullerene (C60) for which Sir Harry, Richard Smalley and Robert Curl were awarded the Chemistry Nobel Prize in 1996.
Jonathan Hare made a direct contribution to this field (Fullerene Science) and has co-authored many scientific papers in leading journals.
In 2009, Jonathan was made a Visiting Lecturer in Science Communication at Sussex University.
Jonathan has been involved with a number of TV programmes including Tomorrows World, Horizon and Coast.
Jonathan is one of the team on the Rough Science TV series (where five scientists are set science challenges in remote locations).
To date, 6 series have been made in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, New Zealand, Death Valley, Zanzibar and Colorado.
Along with Robert Llewellyn, Jonathan presented ‘Hollywood Science‘ which has been broadcast in 90 countries around the world!
Jonathan regularly writes for magazines, science journals and papers
As a guest speaker, Jonathan has presented hundreds of presentations to educational establishments and science related events.
His motivation is to use his skills to help people experience something of the scientific process.
Dr Jonathan Hare delivers speeches and workshops on a multitude of science based topics.