Dr Jenny Shipway

Jenny is an independent science communication consultant with experience of management, development and delivery of projects across all areas of STEM and for a wide variety of audiences. She has worked within the informal education sector since 2003. Her previous role was as Director of Learning and Participation at the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium (175,000 on-site visitors per annum), where she spent ten years of her career.

 

She has particular expertise in astronomy education, and has served as President of the British Association of Planetaria and on the International Planetarium Society council. However, her academic background is in physiology/biochemistry, with a PhD in protein design from the University of Sussex and experience as a post-doctoral researcher at The Scripps Research Insitute, California.