New editor for science, research and school communications

Katrina (Kate) Jurva started as International Editor on May 2, 2018.

In the position, she will be focused on creating stories and news on the vast spread of Aalto’s science and research, working closely with researchers and communications staff to find engaging narratives for international audiences.

Another core function of Kate’s role will be to develop and manage the university’s international media relations for science and research issues. She will also help train Aalto management for major public speaking events.

Prior to taking up the position, Kate handled communications for international research projects at the United Nations University – World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER). As Speaker Curator for TEDxOtaniemi 2017, she led the training programme to prepare each speaker for the stage. Kate has also done communications at the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (HELCOM) and several science-based departments of the Government of Canada.  

Want to know more? Reach Kate via the contact details below.

Katrina (Kate) Jurva

International Editor – Science, Research, and Schools

+358 50 4346805

[email protected]

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