Heather Doran

+44 (0)1382 381583
Public Engagement Manager

Bio

Biography

Heather Doran is the Public Engagement Manager at the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science, University of Dundee. She is a member of the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) committee and the Local Organising Committee for the PCST Conference 2020. In 2015/2016 she was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellowship on the communication of science travelling to the USA, Japan and China to explore how major research institutes and individual researchers help foster online engagement through social media. Heather began her involvement in public engagement during her PhD in molecular pharmacology at the University of Aberdeen when she was Editor and co-founder of Au Science Magazine.

Publications

Communication and Engagement Jargon
5/2019
Research Output: Other Contribution > Other contribution

Creating meaningful engagement via social media
12/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Poster

What Works? : Engaging the Public Through Social Media
11/2018
Research Output: Other Contribution > Other contribution

Is this public engagement with research?
10/2018
Research Output: Other Contribution > Other contribution

Co-created, collaborative research disrupting the forensic science ecosystem
10/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Poster

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Press

Crime Cafe Dundee 2019

Heather Doran, Lucina Hackman, Alexander Gray, Herve Menard & Niamh Nic Daeid

15/03/1916/03/19

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Other



Sole Searching Forensic Footwear Prints Citizen Science Project

Niamh Nic Daeid & Heather Doran

14/03/19

4 items of Media coverage, 1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research



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Activities

Blog Post - How to share your engagement expertise with researchers

Heather Doran (Member)
14 Jun 2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Activity Type: Other Activity

3 Minute Thesis Dundee Competition

Heather Doran (Organiser), Roy Mudie (Host), Veronika Dzetkulicová (Speaker), Micol Zuppello (Speaker), Katie Larner (Speaker), Johanna Ainsworth (Speaker), Rubaba Nisha (Speaker), Andrew Brandon (Speaker), Elizabeth Mills (Speaker), Aga Kuffel (Speaker), Niamh Nic Daeid (Reviewer), Jonathan Urch (Reviewer), Grant Hill (Reviewer), Paul Strachan (Reviewer)
30 May 2019

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar

Activity Type: Other Activity

Bio Dundee 2019 - Sole Searching Citizen Science

Heather Doran (Contributor), Roy Mudie (Contributor)
21 May 201922 May 2019

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition

Activity Type: Other Activity

Crime Cafe: Does DNA always hold the answer?

Alexander Gray (Presenter), Heather Doran (Host), Alex Prentice (Presenter)
14 May 2019

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar

Activity Type: Other Activity

First Minister's Reading Challenge - Visit from St John's High School

Matthew Jarron (Organiser), Erin Hardee (Organiser), Heather Doran (Organiser), Damon Herd (Organiser), Edward Small (Participant)
10 May 2019

Activity: Other activity typesSchools engagement

Activity Type: Other Activity

Crime Cafe: Could you be tried for shooting a gun you've never touched?

Heather Doran (Host), Herve Menard (Speaker), Brian McConnachie (Speaker)
23 Apr 2019

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar

Activity Type: Other Activity

Lochee Family Day at Ancrum Road Primary School

Heather Doran (Contributor), Roy Mudie (Contributor)
2 Apr 2019

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - festival/exhibition

Activity Type: Other Activity

PechaKucha at the 2Moons Literary Festival Dundee

Heather Doran (Speaker)
27 Mar 2019

Activity: Other activity typesSchools engagement

Activity Type: Other Activity

Crime Cafe: Lord Lovat's last resting place

Heather Doran (Organiser), Lucina Hackman (Speaker)
26 Mar 2019

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar

Activity Type: Other Activity

Sole Searching at Baldragon Academy

Heather Doran (Host), Catarina Sobreira (Contributor)
26 Mar 2019

Activity: Other activity typesSchools engagement

Activity Type: Other Activity

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