Branwen Morgan PhD MAICD

Branwen Morgan is a Sydney-based STEMM specialist with broad sector knowledge, a wide-ranging skill set, and an extensive professional network. She also has a PhD and has worked as a journalist. Branwen has covered breaking news and written investigational pieces relating to research impact assessment, measuring innovation, trends in drug discovery and mechanisms of disease.

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Branwen has held numerous senior roles that bridge academic organisations, government, publicly listed companies and NGOs. She is currently the general manager for the Australian Centre for Genomic Epidemiological Microbiology (AusGEM), a research partnership that draws on scientific expertise within the University of Technology Sydney and the NSW Department of Primary Industries.

Her STEMM network, biomedical knowledge  and digital understanding has led to her advising a startup business that is part of PWC’s 21st Century Minds (21CM) programme and being employed as a research translation and innovation consultant to global science publishing house Springer Nature, for whom she has been writing since 2009. Branwen has chaired a number of Australia British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) and Springer Nature panels and she was a keynote speaker at ACCORD’s 2016 national conference where she spoke on risk and innovation.

Branwen’s articles have appeared in: Nature, Nature Index and Nature Medicine, ABC News in Science, Cosmos, Sydney Morning Herald, BBC News online,  Australian Doctor, Australian Medicine, Trends in Neurosciences, New Scientist, Today’s Life Sciences, Australasian Science, Lab News, BioMedNet, The Scientist, and Newton.

Latest articles

Game changers

Elastagen: High-tech wound and tissue healing

Whole genome sequencing is medicine’s Snowy Scheme

How should governments measure innovation?

Defining national research priorities

In research, time is as important as money

Is backing bright people a bright idea?


What has animal research done for the brain?

A 27 minute documentary-style film, produced for the Coalition for Medical Progress (2004)