Science to Action Consulting
Silke has 15 years of experience in the front lines of science, first as a graduate student and then as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Assistant Professor, working out of at major research institutes in Canada, Panama, the Netherlands, and Australia. Silke has published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers and has worked as a professional grant writer at the research office at a leading Canadian University. In that role, she was responsible for securing external research funding from provincial, national and international competitions, working primarily with engineers and researchers in the natural and medical sciences. She now runs a science communication business (‘Science to Action Consulting’) and works as a research analyst for a Conservation Authority, where her current project focusses on the interface between environmental science and policy.