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Ms Lyndal Byford

(she/her)

Australian Science Media Centre

Lyndal has an Honours Degree in biotechnology from Flinders University and a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication from the Australian National University. She has experience communicating science in a range of settings including at museums, within the pharmaceutical industry and in media relations both here and in the UK.


Lyndal is a frequent commentator on science media relations and regularly appears on ABC Sydney, ABC Darwin and ABC Nightlife. She 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. Lyndal was awarded the 2023 Unsung Hero of Science Communication award from the Australian Science Communicators.

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Ms Lyndal Byford
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