Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers

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  • Qualifications:DPhil, MSc (Hons), BSc (Hons), PGDipBJ, FHEA
  • Position:Associate Professor for Engineering in Society
  • Department:FET - Engineering, Design and Mathematics
  • Telephone:+4411732 87602
  • Email:Laura.Foggrogers@uwe.ac.uk

About me

Laura is Associate Professor for Engineering in Society in the School of Engineering. Laura is a member of the Science Communication Unit at UWE Bristol and lectures on MSc and undergraduate Science and Engineering degrees. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

Laura leads the Inspire education outreach work for the initiative for Digital Engineering Technology and Innovation, and is a champion for sustainability and climate education and action. Laura has been Principal Investigator of several research projects, as well as managing communications for international research collaborations, and publishes widely on these topics.  She holds a DPhil in Psychology, and explores education outreach and live science events from a social cognitive and social identity perspective. Her research interests include evaluating public engagement practices at live science events, exploring the impact of communication for engineers, scientists and audiences, and developing involvement in research for under-served audiences, particularly for sustainable development.

Area of expertise

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Laura is a trained science journalist with extensive experience of working in the media and with the public. She is passionate about climate action and links to several advisory boards throughout Bristol and the West of England. Previously, Laura was the Communications and Liaison Manager for the Centre for Brain Research, a neuroscience research and engagement centre at The University of Auckland in New Zealand. Laura also holds a MSc in Psychology with a thesis exploring participation in the CeleBRation Choir, a choir which she set up to provide music therapy for people with communication difficulties through neurological disease. This research led to the development of the UWE Bristol ReVoice Choir for people with aphasia.


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