Dr. Elliot McKernon


Elliot is a writer-researcher at Convergence, focused on communicating the team’s research output to various audiences. He has a PhD in mathematics from the University of Manchester, where he studied modular representation theory and earned several awards for contribution to society. He has a first class Master’s in Natural Sciences from the UEA. Since 2020, he’s worked as a technical and pop science writer, covering existential risk, machine learning, astronomy, particle physics, and more.