Emily Jesper-Mir

Director of partnerships

Emily heads up our public engagement programme helping scientists to communicate difficult research findings simply and accurately. She also leads our peer review programme, which includes chairing our peer review workshops for early career researchers. In addition, Emily oversees our many partnerships, takes care of financial management, and generally keeps the place running.

Emily came to Sense about Science following a successful career in scientific publishing.  She was the managing editor of the international, peer reviewed journal BJOG for five years, a publication of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She also worked as assistant editor at the Novartis Foundation, a small science charity promoting excellence in science, as well as spending two years as a biological patent analyst for Thomson Scientific. She has a degree in Biological Science from UMIST, Manchester.