Louisa Cockbill

Science Communication Unit staff profiles - Louisa Cockbill

Louisa Cockbill is the Project Coordinator for Curiosity Connections Bristol, the network for inspirational primary STEM education in the Bristol region. She also writes the newsletter for the Faculty of Environment and Technology.

Research, practice and projects

Curiosity Connections Bristol aims to support people who inspire primary Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning in the Bristol region. The network aims to bring together primary school teachers, science communicators, education providers, and people working in STEM industries. We will highlight stories, activities, and events which give ideas to primary science teachers, as well as connecting science communicators to schools.

The network is a collaboration between UWE Bristol and Graphic Science, and is funded by a grant from the Higher Education Funding Council for England. The network is free to join, and will offer a termly newsletter for STEM ideas and activities, as well as a regular networking event to connect STEM professionals.

Louisa is a science communicator, freelancing as a writer and presenter. As a writer she covers stories on new scientific research for various international publications, this includes writing different types of articles for the American Institute of Physics and Physics World. As a presenter, Louisa goes into schools and events with Explorer Dome, presenting science shows to children and families. She holds a BSc in Cancer Biology and Immunology and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Bristol.

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