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Posted by Victoria Murphy on 07 July 2014
Hephzi Tagoe, Science Writer at Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable, and past volunteer at Sense About Science, interviewed Tracey Brown about her job and changing public discussion about science.
You have been director of Sense About Science for over 10 years, what is the secret to your success?
A large part of it is probably that I am, and we are, hard on ourselves, always asking whether we’re really making a difference. I hate complacency. It means I tend to see the mountain in front of us rather than being pleased with what we’ve climbed, which probably drives the team crazy at times, but it gives us a self-critical culture that drives us on.