projects.

 

cv.

  experience.

August 2020 - Present

Freelance

Science Communicator

Producing articles, social media campaigns, and website content for scientific and educational organisations.

November 2018 - August 2020

Otago Regional Council

Digital Communications Lead

Development of strategy, and management of all ORC digital channels. Spearheading digital development projects, and integration of internal digital systems with external websites.

May 2018 - November 2018

Genomics Aotearoa

Social Media Adviser

Developing the social media strategy for Genomics Aotearoa, a national genomics and bioinformatics research platform.

January 2016 - May 2018

Brain Health Research Centre

Science Writer

Providing written scientific content for the BHRC website, newsletter and facebook page, as well as providing outreach material for related community organisations (e.g. St Johns, The Stroke Foundation, etc.). Content was also provided for the Centre of Neuroendocrinology (CNE) website, and the Brain Research New Zealand website, newsletter, and facebook page.

  education.

Started 2021

Bachelor of Applied Science

Data Science & Computer Science

Data management, analysis, and programming using R and java.

Completed 2015

Diploma for Graduates

Neuroscience

The anatomy and physiology of the human nervous system and associated areas.

Completed 2013

Bachelor of Science

Psychology

Psychology, biology, zoology, statistics, physics, chemistry, literature, and creative writing.

 
 

about.

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Hi, I'm Blaise!

I'm a writer and communications expert with a deep knowledge of psychology, neuroscience, and the biological sciences. I'm a storyteller. I weave complex research into accurate and engaging articles, reports, medical primers, blogs, and social media posts.

Writing and science are my two great loves, so it only made sense to combine them. Outside of work I write fiction and study data science, feeding the flames and pushing myself to keep growing and improving.

 
 

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