Download pdf: Hayley Dunning CV


March – June 2015,                   IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON
then Sept 2015 –

Research media officer (Natural Sciences) • Create news and multimedia features • Curate the science news page • Handle media enquiries • Create and distribute press releases • Manage the podcast

Sept 2013 – Aug 2015              NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON

Science web editor • Managed life sciences research and collections pages • Created news, features and multimedia for several sections of the site • Contributed to the quarterly magazine

Summer 2012                          THE SCIENTIST MAGAZINE

Intern • Wrote features for print magazine and online daily news • Managed social media, more than doubling facebook followers • Created multimedia packages for the website

May 2013-                                LE-TEX PUBLISHING SERVICES

Copy editor • Edit scientific textbooks and articles for spelling, grammar, punctuation, structure and figures using LaTeX

2010-2011                                UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION                                      

Freelance writer • Wrote monthly pieces for E-trail electronic newsletter • Researched and created stories for Researcher Spotlight and Campus Corners sections

2010-2011                                 THE GATEWAY STUDENT NEWSPAPER                            

Student newspaper – News staff • Covered primarily science and research based topics • Several articles picked up on Canadian University Press (CUP) Newswire • News Volunteer of the Year award


Sept 2011- 2013                   UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA                

Master of Journalism  • Focus on science and environmental writing • Rafe Mair Award for Excellence in Journalism • Graduate Entrance Award and Student Initiative Award • TerreWEB scholar (Terrestrial Research on Ecosystems & World-wide Education & Broadcast)

Sept 2009-2011                    UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA                            

Master of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences  • Provost Entrance Award • Research focus on using volcanic ash to date past environments • Took non-fiction writing class and science writing class

Sept 2004-2008                     UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL 

MSci Environmental Geoscience with Study in Continental Europe  • 1st Class honours • Year abroad at University of Iceland (Haskoli Islands) studying Earth Science for Foreign Students • Research focus on lava discharge from volcanoes


Journalistic skills • Video shooting and editing with Final Cut Pro • DSLR photography and editing; entries in Pentax Photo Gallery • Social media management • Audio scripting and podcast production with Audacity

Teaching assistantships • Communicating Science: presenting science to peers and the public (UBC) • Earth Surface Processes & Landforms and Planet Earth (U of A)

Outreach • Commissioned articles for the Icelandic Tourist Board blog and New Trail magazine • Taught special geology classes to local schools (Alberta) • Volunteered for several children’s science outreach days (Alberta) • Cybermentor to a grade 6 girl (Alberta) • Spoke at local critical thinking event LogiCON on science journalism • Founding member of the executive committee of Centre for Inquiry (CFI) in Edmonton


Available on request

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