Across the globe, a wealth of valuable research is conducted every day. Sadly though, this vital work isn’t always visible to the public.
Dr Donna Nelson of the American Chemical Society has made it her mission to change the public perception and appreciation of science. Whether that is as a leading figure
in the research community or as scientific advisor to Breaking Bad, Dr Nelson’s commitment to increased awareness of the value of science is clear.
As Chair of the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA), Dr Suzanne Jackson champions a public health perspective on important public policy discussions that impact the health and well-being of Canadians. She talks to us about the institution and highlights the key challenges to come in the future.
Professor Mike Meredith is tackling a significant global challenge head on: science leader at the British Antarctic Survey, he investigates the role oceans play in slowing climate change by absorbing carbon and heat. A key tool for his work? The underwater vessel named Boaty McBoatface by the British public.
Covering work from researchers in fields as diverse as Physical Sciences, Health & Medicine, Earth & Environment and Biology, we’re sure this issue of Research Outreach has something to interest everyone.