Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Public Engagement Officer







Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Ellen Dowell  is a creative producer of science engagement, curator and interdisciplinary facilitator. She works part-time for Imperial College London developing creative science engagement projects for the National Heart & Lung Institute.

Ellen has a BA in Theatre: Design for Performance from Central St Martins College of Art and Design and an MSc in Science Communication from the University of the West of England.

She is the creative producer of Einstein’s Garden (the science, nature and environment area of the Green Man Festival), she co-founded Qualia Theatre (a company making theatre inspired by science) and she has been the recipient of nine public engagement with science grants (including a Wellcome Trust Society Award, two Wellcome Trust People Awards, a Research Councils UK Partner Festival Award and a Physiological Society Public Engagement Grant).