BSc (Hons) DipSciComm MCIPR CIPR Accredited PR Practitioner
In the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences I am responsible for the department's research communications and supporting researchers to communicate their work and its impact to our local, national and international stakeholders. I manage activities that seek to develop our audiences and engage them with our work, as well as delivering coaching and support to our research team. I work closely with the Public Affairs Directorate, the Medical Sciences Division office and other communications staff across the University of Oxford and Oxford's health research organisations.
I have worked in science communication and public engagement for over ten years, having worked previously for the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research managing press, communications and public engagement, and at the British Science Association, where I managed National Science & Engineering Week and the volunteer-led regional programme of public events. I also have commercial experience as a life sciences conference producer.
I have a BSc in medical microbiology and a postgraduate diploma in science communication. I am a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, an Accredited PR Practitioner and am currently studying for a diploma in public relations.