Dra. Elaine Reynoso


Dra. Elaine Reynoso. Simposio Divulgación de la Ciencia - Speaker Latin Food 2022, Puebla, México - AMECA, AC

Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia. UNAM.

Directora de Formación e Investigación Pública de la Ciencia.

Works in the DGDC (General Directorate for Science Communication) in the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico) where she is the director of Training and Research in Public Communication of Science). She has a degree in Physics, and a Master´s degree and PhD in Education. Her main fields of expertise in science communication are: science museums, informal education in science, and training professional science communicators. She has over 100 publications in specialized journals and books. She has organized several national and international science communication conferences.

She coordinated the Planning Department (visitor studies) for the project Science Museum UNIVERSUM of the UNAM of which she was the first director from 1993 to 1998. Former president of the SOMEDICYT (Mexican Society for Science Communication from 2001-2003 and 2012-2014) and coordinator of the Northern Node of the RedPop (Latin American Network for the Popularization of Science and Technology) from 2014-2016.

She has been part of the Academic Committee for the Postgraduate Program of Philosophy of Science in the UNAM and has served as member of the Planning Committee of ASTC (Association of Science and Technology Centers) del 2008-2010. She currently is a member of the editorial board of JCOM (Journal of Science Communication).

In 2014 she received the UNAM´s “Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz” acknowledgment for women. In 2016 she was awarded the National Prize for Science Communication “Alejandra Jaidar” and in 2019 the Latin American Prize for Popularization of Science.