As Co-founder and Head of Content at Refraction Media, Heather overseas production and runs a team of passionate science communicators, designers, and developers. She created Careers with Code, supported by Google and mailed to 175,000 Australian high school students, the sciencemeetsbusiness.com.au website and has created custom publications for Australia’s Chief Scientist, the Australian Academy of Science, ANSTO, the Co-operative Research Centres Association, University of Melbourne and many more. She is an award-winning editor, journalist and author, and prior to founding Refraction Media was the Managing Editor of COSMOS, Australia’s leading popular science magazine. Heather’s passions lie in making STEM careers appealing to a generation of future creatives and continuing to demonstrate the value of science to the broader population through quality writing, animation, audio and film. Refraction Media was awarded Small Publisher of the Year by Publish Australia in 2015.
Session: New narratives in Science Communication