The University of Aberdeen Events Team is responsible for organising the Institution's flagship cultural and corporate events. The team manage a wide range of events, from lectures with leading figures from public life to high-profile concerts, international conferences and festivals.
Jill joined the University of Aberdeen in 2005 after completing a degree in Corporate Communication. Jill was the local Festival Co-ordinator for the British Science Festival 2012 - the largest science Festival in Europe. Jill works heavily with the Public Engagement with Research Unit and assists with the Community Café programme which is now the largest in Scotland. Jill also manages the Schools' and Children's Programme as part of the University's May Festival and oversees all programme production, marketing, logistics, budget and sponsorship management.
Laura joined the Events team in early 2014 as an Events and Engagement Executive. After completing a BSc and MPhil in life sciences, she began a career in the field of science communication which included posts both in the UK and abroad. Laura joined the University of Aberdeen in 2011 to work as an Event Coordinator for public and schools at the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health. As part of the Events team, she organises a range of events, seminars and lectures at the University as well as the annual May Festival.