Dr Joseph Roche is a researcher and lecturer at Trinity College Dublin. He is Director of Research for the School of Education and leads international research projects investigating the role of science in society. He has worked at NASA and is a visiting scholar at Harvard. He is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin and is the author of the textbook "Essential Skills for Early Career Researchers". Joseph leads the Science & Society research group at Trinity College and welcomes queries from prospective Masters and Ph.D. students who are interested in the following topics: citizen science, science communication, higher education science, informal science learning, and public engagement with science.