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Dan Richards-Doran

BSc (Hons) DipSciComm MCIPR

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, NIHR-DEC, CLAHRC, DPCHS

In the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences I am responsible for the department's research communications and supporting researchers to communicate their work and its impact to our local, national and international stakeholders. I also manage activities that seek to develop our audiences and engage them with our work.  I work closely with the Public Affairs Directorate, the Medical Sciences Division office and other communications staff across the University of Oxford and Oxford's health research organisations.

As part of my role I provide communications support to the NIHR CLAHRC Oxford, NIHR DEC Oxford and the Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine.

I have worked in science communication and public engagement for the past ten years, having worked previously for the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research managing press, communications and public engagement activities, and in programme management at the British Science Association, where I managed National Science & Engineering Week and the volunteer-led regional programme of public engagement activities.

I have a BSc in medical microbiology and a postgraduate diploma in science communication. I am a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and am currently studying for a diploma in public relations.