Dr Becky Smethurst

Dr Becky Smethurst signs with Northbank Talent Management


Becky Smethurst Sky at Night promo

We’re excited to share that astrophysicist Dr Becky Smethurst has signed with Northbank Talent Management.

An author, speaker, and science communicator, Becky is also behind the hugely popular YouTube channel Dr Becky.

She is based at the University of Oxford, where her specialism is in how galaxies evolve together with their supermassive black holes. In 2022, she was awarded the Royal Astronomical Society’s Research Fellowship.

Her YouTube channel has over 675,000 subscribers and engages 2 million viewers each month with her videos on weird objects in space, the history of science and monthly recaps of space news. Her social media channels bring science to the general public in an engaging way.

With science journalist Izzie Clarke, Becky presents The Supermassive Podcast in association with the Royal Astronomical Society. It is the number one astronomy podcast in the UK, receiving tens of thousands of listens every month.

She regularly appears on national television and radio to explain the latest space news stories and has featured as an expert on the BBC’s The Sky at Night. Her critically acclaimed book, A Brief History of Black Holes, reached number 27 on Amazon’s worldwide book charts.

Author photo credit: Angel Li

If you’re interested in working with Becky, please get in touch here.