About Joana Magalhaes

Joana Magalhães is a Senior Researcher at Science for Change, working in the intersection of citizen science and science communication. She is currently the co-coordinator from COALESCE project tha will establish the European Competence Centre for Science Communication. She holds an European PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, obtained as a Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow.

She held previous postdoctoral positions in the field of regenerative medicine and osteoarthritis, whilst developing STEAM4health communication strategies from a gender perspective with the media (1st Ex Aequo Award, Category Science Communication- Television, radio and press at Science on Stage 2017; Honorable Mention Women in Science at SCI-DOC EU Science TV and New Media Festival 2018; Finalist MEDEA Awards 2017).

She is an Academic from the Galician Academy for Portuguese Language (AGLP) and Secretary for the Spanish Association of Women in Science and Technology at the Galician Node (AMIT).

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