Fiona Fox,CEO Science Media Centre
Peel Lecture Theatre, School of Geographica Sciences, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SS
Fiona Fox, CEO of the Science Media Centre, will be giving a short 20 minute talk on her role. She will also be available for a Q&A session if you have any science communication questions or would like to find out how to get your research into the national press.
Please note: This event is only open to UoB staff and students, no need to register.
About Fiona Fox
Fiona Fox has a degree in journalism and many years of experience in working in media relations for high profile national organisations. Her career includes stints working for the Equal Opportunities Committee, National Council for One Parent Families, and CAFOD (a leading aid agency), before her current role as chief executive of the Science Media Centre which opened in April 2002. Other than her dedication to the SMC, Fiona was chair of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Working Group that published a report on the future of science in the media in January 2010 as part of the UK’s Science and Society strategy. She was also called to give oral evidence to the Leveson Inquiry into press standards in the UK in 2012, and writes regularly on science in the media.