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Kirsty Heber-Smith

MPLS Communications Lead; Website and Digital Media Officer

Kirsty is responsible for strategic oversight at Divisional level for all matters relating to communications, reputation and stakeholder management. She takes a leadership role in defining, developing and implementing communication processes and strategy that strengthens information sharing across the Division and raises awareness of the goals and achievements of the Division.

Kirsty represents the Division and its interest in University-led meetings and provides mentoring support to communications officers (or related staff) within the Division.

Kirsty is developing and implementing new internal communication channels and streamlining existing communications activity across the Division. This includes internal monthly newsletters, and management of such external communication channels as the Division’s website and Twitter account, @MPLSoxford.

On an interim basis Kirsty is also responsible for looking after the Oxford Sparks platform, the University’s digital engagement platform for science, which aims to bring alive science for wider public audiences.