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Susan Adele Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield (1950-), Professor of Synaptic Pharmacology

Sitter in 2 portraits
Professor in Synaptic Pharmacology, Oxford University (since 1996); first-ever woman director of the Royal Institution. Her area of specialisation is the brain and she is also active in popularising scientific ideas; editor of The Human Mind Explained (1996) and author (with G. Ferry) of Journey to the Centers of the Brain (1994), and of Journey to the Centers of the Mind (1995) and The Human Brain: a guided tour (1997); The Private Life of the Brain (2000) and Tomorrow's People (2003).