Edward Sykes

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Edward (Ed) Sykes is the Head of Mental Health and Neuroscience at the Science Media Centre.[1]

Ed Sykes' LinkedIn profile.

Background

Education

Sykes studied Zoology at the University of Sheffield and has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Edinburgh.[2]

Career

Scottish Initiative for Biotechnology Education

Prior to joining the Science Media Centre, Sykes was a Science Communicator with the Scottish Initiative for Biotechnology Education (SIBE) based at the University of Edinburgh.[3]

Science Media Centre

Sykes has been Head of Mental Health and Neuroscience at the Science Media Centre since early 2013.[4] He originally joined the organisation in 2008 as a Press Officer.[5] In February 2012 he was replaced by Jonathan Webb for the duration of his sabbatical with the Australian Science Media Centre.[6]

Australian Science Media Centre

Sykes had a 15-month sabbatical as a Media Manager with the Australian Science Media Centre ending in early 2013.[4] As they put it, 'In keeping with the strong sense of a developing international SMC community, AusSMC managed to second Ed Sykes from the London-based Science Media Centre to replace Lyndal Byford who took maternity leave in February.[7]

Affiliations

Understanding Animal Research

Concordat on Openness on Animal Research working group member.[8]

Stempra

Sykes is a former Committee Member at Stempra.[9]

Contact

Twitter: @edmsykes
Email: ed [AT] stempra.org

Resources

Notes

  1. Science Media Centre (2013), Staff, accessed 9 August 2013
  2. Ed Sykes, WCSJ2009, accessed 12 September 2013
  3. Think Darwin Think Evolution Think Now, accessed 12 September 2013
  4. 4.0 4.1 Science Media Centre (2013), Staff, accessed 11 September 2013
  5. Data from Internet Archive holdings of the Science Media Centre website, accessed 12 September 2013
  6. Data from Internet Archive holdings of the Science Media Centre website, accessed 12 September 2013
  7. AusSMC (2001), Annual Review July 2010 - June 2011, accessed 18 September 2013
  8. Understanding Animal Research Concordat Steering Group and Working Group members, accessed 4 September 2013
  9. Stempra (2010), Sci Comm news, accessed 17 September 2013