Kate Donnelly

Scientific Communication Officer
Threatened Species Recovery Hub

Kate Donnelly has been a Science Communication Officer with the NESP Threatened Species Recovery Hub since the beginning of 2018. She plays a key role in developing, writing and editing the hub print and online publications, leading the production of around 90% of the hub’s factsheets and reports, and has also contributed to the majority of the issues of the hub magazine Science for Saving Species and to the creation and curation of the hub’s social media. Additionally, Kate has an important role in liaison with research teams around Australia in universities, government and non-governmental agencies, and with the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.

Kate has extensive experience in academic publishing. She has worked for small independent academic publishing houses in Brisbane and Melbourne and has been a managing editor on the academic and professional list for Cambridge University Press. Her experience encompasses publications roles in Queensland state government and federal government agencies. She has also run a small business for many years offering editorial services to the university sector and publishing industry.

Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics) and a Graduate Diploma of Arts (Writing, Editing and Publishing), both from The University of Queensland. She is based at The University of Queensland, where she is also Centre Coordinator for UQ’s Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science.

To contact Kate, email k.donnelly@uq.edu.au .