Lyndal has an Honours Degree in biotechnology from Flinders University and a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication from the Australian National University. She has over 13 years’ experience in communicating science in a range of settings including science museums, within the pharmaceutical industry and in media relations.
Lyndal joined the UK Science Media Centre as its inaugural engineering press officer in 2005 before returning to Australia in 2007 to take up the Media Manager role at the Australian Science Media Centre. Lyndal regularly speaks at public forums on science media relations and has written for publications including Crikey, ABC, and News Corp Australia. Lyndal was also a member of Inspiring Australia’s Science and the Media Expert working group for the Federal Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.