Dr Caroline Wood

Dr Caroline Wood

Caroline Wood

Communications Officer

Caroline’s role is to help maximise the visibility and impact of NDPH’s research outputs through strategic communications activities. This involves engaging with a wide range of stakeholders including NDPH staff and students, journalists, funding bodies, trial participants, policy makers and the general public.

Before joining NDPH, Caroline worked as a policy officer for the Science and Technology Facilities Council, one of the UK’s major Research Councils. Prior to this, she completed a PhD at the University of Sheffield, researching methods to control parasitic plants that impact food security. She has been a freelance science writer for over ten years, publishing articles on a broad range of topics for learned societies, educational resources and policy documents. She has a keen interest in public engagement and led a volunteer science engagement group for several years during her PhD. In her spare time, she enjoys hill walking, painting and writing novels.