Dr Laura Hobbs

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  • Qualifications:MSci (Hons), PhD, AFHEA
  • Position:Research Fellow in Science Communication
  • Telephone:+44 (0)117 32 83259

About me

Laura is a Research Fellow in the Science Communication Unit. â€‹She develops communication, engagement and research opportunities in collaboration with researchers from the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences. She also coordinates projects within the Faculty of Environment and Technology.

Area of expertise

Laura holds an MSci in Geology and PhD in Environmental Science (volcanology). She has extensive experience of science communication, outreach and informal learning for underserved audiences, particularly children under 5 and their families and adults and children with disabilities. She has worked on a wide range of projects, on topics including parental engagement, using crafts to support science learning, improving wellbeing for carers, engaging local communities and engaging children with science using computer games.


At UWE, Laura is currently working on Curiosity Connections, Women Like Me and collaborations within the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences.

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