Caroline Gillett

Caroline works at the University of Birmingham as the Public Engagement with Research Officer, funded through Research Councils UK Catalyst Seed Fund. She works across the whole University creating momentum for culture change around public engagement within the institution. She is a key member of the Public Engagement with Research Committee, chaired by Professor Alice Roberts. Previously, Caroline project managed a city centre pop-up shop showcasing the University’s research to the public. She has also spent significant time volunteering, interning and working in the arts carrying out liaison, production and programme coordinator roles in experimental, cross-disciplinary festivals and cultural organizations aligned to her personal interest in music/art. Her own research background is in Psychology, having completed MRes and PhD degrees within the field of Cognitive Neuroscience. She enjoys meeting researchers, science communicators and creatives to explore public engagement opportunities!