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Ms Kirsten Fredericksen

Senior Communication Advisor for the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory


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Kirsten works both within the Space and Astronomy team as well as the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory (MRO) Site Entity to communicate the wonderful work CSIRO is undertaking to discover more of our hidden Universe.
As part of that work Kirsten shares the story of the SKA radio telescopes, one of which will be constructed at the MRO. Working on the SKA since 2010, Kirsten is passionate about the project and is especially excited to see construction starting soon.
With a background in astronomy and over a decade's experience in science communication and outreach, Kirsten has worked extensively within academic environments and is experienced translating research into effective outreach and communication products for public engagement.
You may have come across Kirsten in the past under her maiden name, Kirsten Gottschalk.