Esther is the Communications Research Officer for the Department of Global Health and Infection based at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. She is responsible for the day to day comms strategy for the department, particularly taking research findings and developing them into messages for policy, practitioner, media and lay audiences. She has over 15 years’ experience working in various comms and project management related roles for the academic and NGO sector. She completed her BA in Communication Science at ITESO University in Mexico, and has a MA in Transnational Communication and Global Media from Goldsmiths, University of London. Other interests include meditation, cycling, vegan cooking and anything to do with raising an empathic and resilient next generation of humans.