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Rachel Etherington

Communities Engagement Manager


 Office hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning.


As Communities Engagement Manager for TREE (Translational Research Exchange @ Exeter), I am the intial point of contact for engagement with the public and relevant communities. 

Before joining the university in 2022, I worked in various public engagement roles before completing my PGDE in Primary Education through Teach First and the University of Bath. I am passionate about engaging the public with science and making science accessible to all. 


BSc Biology with Science Communication

PGDE in Primary Education


2012 - 2013: Explainer at the Science Museum

2013 - 2014 Outreach and Resources Developer at the Science Museum

2014 - 2016 Education and Public Engagement Officer at the Biochemical Society

2016 - 2017 Grants Officer at Heritage Lottery Fund

2017 - 2022 Primary School Teacher




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