Joanne joined Sense about Science in January 2015 as projects and events officer. She shares responsibility for planning the annual reception and lecture, and workshops for the VoYS network. She is also supporting the new editions of Making Sense of Screening and Testing. Prior to joining the team, Joanne completed a Masters degree in Science Communication at the University of the West of England and previously worked at the Science Media Centre, a press office that aims to improve media coverage of science. Joanne also has an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford.