Emma Weitkamp

Associate Professor at the University of the West of England (UWE)
Editor in Chief of JCOM, the Journal of Science Communication

Course: Communication 2015


Emma Weitkamp is an Associate Professor at the University of the West of England (UWE), and holds a PhD in biochemistry from Cambridge University. She teaches on the UWE MSc in Science Communication and on short courses aimed at scientists and science communication professionals. Emma’s research focuses on the practice of science communication, particularly in the areas of science PR, journalism and Science Theatre. She is co-editor of and contributor to Introducing Science Communication (2010; Routledge) and is co-writing a new book, Creative Research Communication, for Manchester University Press (publication in 2015). She publishes regularly in diverse journals, including PLOS One, Public Understanding of Science, and Journalism Practice.  She took on the role of Editor in Chief of JCOM, the Journal of Science Communication, in 2014.