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Science Communicator and Media Producer, CSIRO

Vanessa is a science communicator based in New York, with expertise in social media, online strategy and community engagement. She is the creator, writer and host of BrainCraft, a PBS series exploring psychology, neuroscience and human behaviour.

Vanessa has previously worked in science education and outreach with the CSIRO, and has worked as a science reporter for ScienceAlert. She is active on many media platforms, with writing and videos featured in TIME, Huffington Post, Scientific American, Brain Pickings and YouTube Nation.

She holds a Bachelor of Science from UNSW and a Masters of Science Communication from ANU.


  • –present
    Social Media Manager, CSIRO


    UNSW, BSc