Director, Econnect Communication
Jenni Metcalfe is the Founder and Director of Econnect Communication, established in 1995 to help scientists communicate about their research. She has been a science communicator for almost 30 years, working as a journalist, practitioner, university lecturer and researcher. Jenni has published many papers and articles on science communication. Jenni has been a member of the scientific committee of the International Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Network since 1996. She is currently Chair of the PCST’s Conference Program Committee with the next conference being held in Aberdeen Scotland in 2020. Jenni is completing her PhD in science communication at the Australian National University. Jenni is passionate about doing science communication that creates a positive difference to people’s lives. She believes that every person has a right to understand and engage with science so they can make more informed decisions about issues and opportunities that affect their lives.
Bridging the gap between science communication theory and practice (Session Producer, Session Chair)
Evidence-based scicom: Research exploring knowledge, beliefs and perceptions
Research paper: Comparing science communication models with a long-term participatory case study: The Climate Champion Program (Presenter)
Planning science communication (Facilitator)