"One of our most versatile and gripping science writers." John Carey

Hits, Misses and Close Calls: An Image Essay on Pattern Formation in "On Growth and Form"
The preprint of an article published in Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 38.1, 74 (2013).

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An extended version of an article published in Chemistry World, June 2012. Download PDF.

The Patterns of Peter Randall-Page: extended version of a short article for BBC's Focus science site, discussing the work of British sculptor Peter Randall-Page.
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Pattern formation in nature: Physical constraints and self-organizing characteristics
An article to appear in a special issue of Architectural Design, 2011.

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Patterns in art and nature: a talk delivered at Dulwich Picture Gallery, May 2003.
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Philip was made Science Commentator of the Year in the 2015 Comment awards - details here.