Joanne is programme manager at Sense about Science. She coordinates Voice of Young Science (VoYS), a unique and growing network of over 2000 early career researchers who are committed to playing an active role in public discussions about science. Joanne is also part of Sense about Science’s public engagement team, which helps researchers to make complex scientific issues widely accessible, guided by the people who will use them. Prior to joining the team in 2015, 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.