Mrs Lizzie Henderson

Lizzie Henderson is Co-Director of The Faraday Institute’s Youth and Schools Programme. Through workshops, books, resources, and educational research Lizzie and the team work to enable young people and their influencers to confidently explore big questions – specifically those regarding science-faith interactions.

Lizzie holds a degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, specialising in Evolutionary and Behavioural Biology, Geology and the History and Philosophy of Science. She has long held a strong interest in the communication and public understanding of the interactions of science and faith and has worked with children and young people in a variety of contexts for many years.

Lizzie has been building the Faraday Institute’s Youth and Schools Programme since 2013 and has seen many thousands of students respond enthusiastically to the combination of hands-on science with honest, dynamic and thought-provoking discussion about science, faith and their interactions. She also consults and advises on several collaborative projects working to develop new, inter-disciplinary approaches to education.