Laura Wheeler is the Head of Digital Communications and Community Engagement for Digital Science. Having joined the team in 2013, Laura is tasked with growing the online presence of Digital Science and handling media enquiries. She is always busy helping to build online communities around our portfolio businesses and products.

Having graduated in Biochemistry, Laura worked at the BBC as a science TV researcher and programme developer. After the BBC she began working for Nature Publishing Group in their Communities team where for several years she was involved in growing Nature’s social media and blogging endeavours. Laura has been a co-organiser of the annual SpotOn London conference.

Laura is a big fan of all things science; she enjoys music, writing, reading and, of course, lots of socialising and can regularly be found tweeting at conferences all around the world.