Francesca Micol Rossi (PhD, Edinburgh – UK) joined DEIB in May 2016 as Research Fellow. Before coming to Politecnico di Milano, Francesca was Knowledge Exchange and Impact Officer at the University of Edinburgh (School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences). In 2013 she completed her doctoral studies in Philosophy of Cognitive Science (University of Edinburgh).
She manages and co-ordinates Dissemination, Communication and Research Impact activities for HEAP Lab. Main responsibilities: Identify new research and industrial collaborations to maximize the impact of the research outcomes. Define a communication strategy to improve the visibility and profile of the research group. Support the management of the existing projects, with a special focus on their dissemination and scientific and industrial impact. Support the development of new potential topics/subjects of research with a focus on interdisciplinarity. Manage activities involved in the preparation of documents for grant applications. Maintain all aspects of media relations to ensure quality media coverage of research carried out by the group. Provide assistance in preparing written and graphic material for different audiences.