Amelia Pearson

Amelia is a passionate science communicator and Coordinator of the Changing Climates program. This program aims to increase public understanding of climate change by disseminating climate science in accessible articles for publication across Australia. She also manages the Climate Classrooms project bringing climate education into schools, and Climate Direct, fostering relationships between climate experts and journalists. Amelia showcased her communication knowledge at COP27, delivering an interactive virtual workshop on Communicating Climate Science to over 150 participants.

Amelia holds a Bachelor of Science Advanced – Global Challenges (Honours) from Monash University and a Master of Science Communication Outreach from the Australian National University. She has undertaken a range of science communication endeavours including leading the science communication organisation Let’s Torque and interning as a Sustainability Officer in remote Fiji. In her honours year, Amelia conducted research into the potential for a school-based microplastic citizen science program.

Through her master's degree, Amelia was a member of the Questacon Science Circus. She toured schools around Australia in person and virtually to teach students about science in fun and engaging ways. She was also trained in a diverse range of science communication techniques and principles through the Centre for Public of Awareness of Science. Amelia applies her understanding of science and her deep expertise in science communication to deliver impactful work at the Hub.