Paul Ian Cross, PhD, is a scientist, researcher, writer, and educator from London, UK. He is a clinical researcher and science communicator who specializes in vaccine development and has an interest in pharmacovigilance (the safety of medicinal products). His PhD research investigated the benefit-risk assessment of medicines and how patients and the public can be more involved in their treatment decisions.
Paul’s popular social media accounts (you can find him on Twitter, Instagram, and his website) are full of STEM-themed content for all ages, but particularly for parents and adults to share with the children in their lives. Paul is a member of TeamHalo, a UN backed initiative in which doctors, healthcare workers, and scientists share accurate information about healthcare, science, and the COVID-19 vaccines. In 2021, Paul was named a “Luminary” at the G7’s Vaccine Confidence Summit in recognition for his science communication work on social media.