Vivienne is a science writer and broadcaster, best known for her many programmes for BBC Radio 4.
She is also a prolific writer, contributing to a wide range of magazines and newspapers including 'The Times', the 'Guardian' and 'Good Housekeeping'. Her most recent book, 'The Truth About Hormones', was shortlisted for the 2006 Aventis Science Prize.
She is Vice-Chair of Council for UCL and sits on the Council of the MRC. Vivienne has worked with the Princess of Wales, been a columnist for the 'News of the World' and presented 'Tomorrow’s World'.