Thea was born in Lowestoft. She has a BA in Physics from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Manchester. 


She has held Professorships in universities in the UK and the US, over a 25 year career in teaching, lecturing and scientific research.

Thea Newman

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Thea's other pursuits include music, writing and fashion design. She lives in rural Scotland with her family. 

Thea has worked in higher education management for over a decade. She has served as a Research Centre Director, a Dean and a University Vice-Principal. 


She now directs SOLARAVUS full-time, and is committed to inspiring people and revealing truth through education, research and public speaking.