Elizabeth Stokoe

Professor of Social Interaction

Elizabeth Stokoe is Professor of Social Interaction and Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor at Loughborough University. She uses conversation analysis to understand how talk works - from first dates to medical communication. Outside the university, she runs research-based communication training for practitioners.

In addition to publishing over 120 scientific papers, she is passionate about science communication and has spoken at TED, New Scientist, Google, Microsoft, The Royal Institution, and Cheltenham Science Festivals. Her book, Talk: The Science of Conversation, is published by Little, Brown (2018). Her research and biography were featured on the BBC Radio 4’s The Life Scientific.

1050-1210 UK / 1950-2110 Syd / 0550-0710 NY

Wednesday 26th August 2020

The labyrinth

Chair: Becky Platt


A conversation about Eternity
Mary Freer interviewing Rob Delaney


The modern handshake: bridging a chasm
Elizabeth Stokoe


Getting Venn: life on the edge
Jane Munro interviewing Ronx Ikharia


A special musical performance from ED Musos