Public Engagement Manager, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh
A former research scientist, Janet has worked in public engagement in School of Biological Sciences at University of Edinburgh since 2007. As Public Engagement Manager, Janet coordinates a variety of projects aimed at engaging audiences with current research in the School. These include curriculum-linked biotechnology workshops for senior school pupils and activities at science festivals and other public events. Janet trains and mentors researchers in public engagement, and is involved in science communication teaching at the University.