Louise Webb

Louise is the Training and Project Development Consultant at Graphic Science, where she leads on development and management of Graphic Science’s training activities, including those delivered through ‘The Training Group’.

She has worked in the public engagement community for over 11 years.  Before taking on her current role, Louise was Head of Skills Development at the UK Association of Science and Discovery Centres (formerly Ecsite-uk).  She has developed effective, up-to-date communication skills training packages for a wide range of organisations (including EPSRC, STFC, Wellcome Trust, Institute of Physics (IoP), Royal Academy of Engineering, Science Learning Centre North West, Ecsite-uk members, Careers Wales, Girlguiding UK, Techniquest, and the British Science Association). She was also responsible for the development and management of projects including the national Go For It! with sciZmic science and space projects as well as the coordination of large-scale events (e.g. NSEW launch Wales).

Louise is also a Chartered Chemist and was previously a member on the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Committee for the Promotion of Chemistry to the Public. She has a BSc, MPhil (industry funded) and PhD (EU funded) in Chemistry, each from the University of Cardiff. She also has a diploma in Science Communication from the Birkbeck College in London.

Louise is the main point of contact for The Training Group, so if you are interested in booking a course, give Louise a ring on 01275 474444 or email her at: louise@graphicscience.co.uk

The masterclasses have allowed me to develop specific skills such as presenting and writing to give me more confidence in public engagement events. We’ve also been given loads of help and advice in developing our own PE activities to take into schools.

Jenny Crabtree
PhD Student at the University of Bath’s Doctoral Training Centre in Sustainable Chemical Technologies, Cohort 1; and attendee at masterclasses delivered by The Training Group