Michelle Kilfoyle is a Science Writer for Science for Environment Policy, a news service managed by the Science Communication Unit, UWE Bristol.
Research, practice and projects
Science for Environment Policy is a news and information service produced by the Unit on behalf of the European Commission’s DG Environment. It communicates environmental research findings in easy-to-understand articles and reports to policymakers across Europe, reinforcing the links between science and policy. Michelle has worked on the project in various roles since it was first acquired by SCU in 2007.
Michelle has a broad range of experiences working in the communications sector. Previous roles before joining SCU included: Media Officer with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC); Media Analyst for a communications evaluation agency; and Project Coordinator with a design and marketing agency. She has an MSc in Science, Culture and Communication from the University of Bath and a degree in Linguistics from UCL.
In 2013, she was appointed as an Associate to the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE).