Lothian achieved a BSc (First class) in Cognitive Science at the University of Exeter (2004 – 2007) prior to completing an MSc in Science, Culture and Communication at the University of Bath (2007 – 2008).
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
Project coordinator for 21st Century Challenges (April 2013 – Present (5 months)) at the Royal Geographical Society, responsible for 'Running a public discussion series about topical issues and creating resources as part of www.21stcenturychallenges.org'.
Science Media Centre
Events Officer (June 2012 – April 2013 (11 months)), responsible for running regional 'Introduction to the News Media' events for scientists. On her appointment at the Science Media Centre, Lothian remarked 'It's an exciting time to join because it's the SMC's tenth anniversary and means I will be able to extend support to researchers working with the media.' She was with the organisation for eleven months before taking up a new appointment at the Royal Geographical Society.
British Science Association
Science in Society Officer (December 2009 – June 2012 (2 years 7 months)), responsible for running public engagement with science events and dialogues as part of "x-change" at the British Science Festival. Coordinated the Science Communication Conference and ran the Media Fellowship journalist-scientist pairing scheme. Lothian was also tutor on the British Science Association workshop 'Communicating Science' at Imperial College, 'designed to enable scientists to gain knowledge and confidence to embark on public engagement activities about their research'.
Institute of Physics
University of Bath
The Royal Society
- Email: a.lothian [AT] rgs.org
- Twitter: @ScienceEvent
- LinkedIn profile, accessed 10 August 2013
- Imperial College London (2013), Full Course Description: Communicating Science - British Science Association (BSA) Workshop, accessed 10 August 2013