Chair: Emma Yhnell (UK), FENS Communication Committee
Dr Emma Yhnell is a passionate and award winning science communicator. She has experience in expertise in public engagement, science communication and the public understanding of science.
She has strong experience in engaging with a range of audiences all over the world and communicating through a range of mediums and has won awards for her science writing as well as her in person talks and lectures
Speaker: Ann Van der Jeugd (BE), Programme Manager at the KU Leuven Brain Institute
Dr Ann Van der Jeugd is the Programme Manager of the Leuven Brain Institute, where she unites all neuroscience research at KU Leuven, by stimulating connections within LBI, fostering new external collaborations and raising awareness about the societal impact of brain diseases. Ann was a postdoctoral fellow of the Fund Scientific Research–Flanders(FWO) and obtained several prestigious awards including the Science Communication Prize from the Royal Flemish Academy of Sciences in Belgium (KVAB) in 2020 and for Brain Awareness Week (2018, 2019) from the Federation of European NeuroscienceSocieties (FENS).