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Claire Cousins

Institution/Company: University of St Andrews

Areas of Interest: Cell and Molecular Biology Earth Sciences

Keywords: planetary exploration astrobiology art geobiology public engagement

Claire is a Lecturer in earth sciences at the University of St Andrews. Her cross-disciplinary research is focused on the robotic exploration of Mars and icy moons, with the view to search for evidence of microbial life beyond Earth. She studied at Cardiff University and then University College London, moving to St Andrews in 2015 while undertaking a Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Fellowship. She is also interested in science communication and exploring the interface between science and art.

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She designs and delivers interactive and visual ‘big picture thinking’ sessions for senior officials. These sessions focus on addressing key policy challenges, teasing out their interdependencies, and situating them in their global context.

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