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UK Science Festivals Network conference 2021

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Ivvet Abdullah-Modinou

Head of Engagement @ British Science Association

Laura Williams


Farrah Nazir

Strategic Design & Innovation Manager (Public Engagement) @ Wellcome Trust

Julie Ann Fooshee

Researcher @ University of Edinburgh

Maddie Smart

Associate Producer @ Artreach

Arun Bector

Project Manager @ BME Housing Consortium

Marsha Fisher

Children's Lead @ Sutton African and Caribbean Cultural Organisation

Anna Woolman

Engagement Manager @ British Science Association

Katherine Mathieson

CEO @ British Science Association

Matt Locke

Director @ Storythings

Deborah McNeill

Director @ Glasgow Science Festival

Dr Penny Fidler

CEO @ UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres

Savita Willmott

Chief Executive @ Natural History Consortium

Elisa Valarani

Project Manager @ Design Council

Daniel Aguirre

Community Engagement Professional

Froi Legaspi

Community Organiser @ Citizens UK

Joe Pierre


Chris Manion

Head of Grants @ British Science Association

Lenna Cumberbatch

Diversity and Inclusion Strategist

Lucinda Toole

Yoga Teacher

Ben Wiehe

Manager, US Science Festival Alliance

Tinu Cornish

Director @ SEA-Change Consultancy

Davina Drummond


Yara El-Sherbini


Kathrine Bancroft

Public Engagement Manager @UKRI

Gill Riches

Director of Programmes @ British Science Association

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British Science Association

The British Science Association is a charity, founded in 1831. We develop science engagement programmes for audiences underrepresented in, and underserved by, science. We want to see a future where science is more relevant, representative, and connected to society.

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