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Melanie Bagg

Australian Academy of Science
Director of Communications & Outreach

Dr Melanie Bagg is a PhD qualified medical research scientist turned science communicator. She has recently joined the Australian Academy of Science as Director of Communications and Outreach. Prior to that, Melanie was manager of Business Development at the Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC) where as she was a driving force in the launch of their new breaking science news venture, Scimex.org. A passionate champion for Australian science, Melanie has extensive experience in media, communications, sponsorship and fundraising within the not-for-profit and higher education sectors. She regularly talks science on radio and helps connect journalists and scientists. In 2016, Melanie was awarded the Unsung Hero of SA Science Communication for her commitment to translating science into something we can all understand.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, August 31