“In this moment of history, when addressing scientific issues has never been more urgent and crucial, I believe that we – scientists – have a special moral duty to share our knowledge, expertise, and passion with everyone around us.”


Laboratory news “Feeding the world”

Transform magazine “The future of the meat sector”

The Leadership Review article “Faces of Leadership”

Presenter at the Pint of Science Festival “The future of food… with some beef flavour”

Panelist for the Queensland Government International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020, with Queensland Chief Scientist Professor Paul Bertsch and Queensland Government Ministers. Hosted by Professor Kerrie Wilson.


Podcast Less Meat, Less Heat” hosted by ABC presenter Deb Tribe with inaugural Director of Food Innovation at the University of Adelaide, Andy Lowe, Less Meat Less Heat CEO Angie Plummer and farmer/SBS TV food documentary maker, Matthew Evans.

Panelist at WOMADelaide international festival – Planetary Talk Is the elephant in the room a cow?

Panelist at The World Science Festival “HOMEWARD BOUND: Mother Nature Needs Her Daughters

Panelist at the United Nations Young Professionals event –Women in Science

Queensland Science blogpost – “Women in STEM, global humanitarian advocate shares her story

BNE magazine – Brisbane Airport Corporation, March The non geek’s guide

Queensland University of Technology News Where are all the women in STEMM?

Ouest-France French newspaper – “Journée des Sciences de l’ingénieur au féminin


Some highlights:

ABC Radio Brisbane & Queensland (Kelly Higgins Devine)

ABC TV – News (Talissa Siganto)

ABC Radio National – The World Today (Sarah Sedghi)

ABC Radio Brisbane & Queensland (Kelly Higgins Devine)

Qweekend – The Courier Mail (Leanne Edmistone)

Les Nouvelles NEWS (Arnaud Bihel)

The University of Queensland blogpost – “UQ comes out on top at 2018 QLD Women in STEM Prize

The University of Queensland blogpost – International Women’s Day (Katie Rowney)

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis –From YSSP to Antarctica: Reflections on a year of science and travel

CSIRO – Cécile’s journey to Antarctica to break the glass ceiling

CSIRO – Cécile awarded STEM prize


Some highlights:

Fairfax Media (Shan Goodwin)

ABC Radio Far North (Kier Shorey)

ABC Radio Brisbane & Queensland (Rebecca Levingston)

The University of Queensland blogpost “Why I am going to Antarctica

Extensive media coverage on a report I co-lead “Grazed and Confused?”

CSIRO blogpost

Other community outreach


Some highlights:

Invited by Her Excellency the Honourable Linda AC, Governor of Victoria and Mr Anthony Howard QC for a Women and Health breakfast as part of the Governor’s Breakfast Series at Government House in Melbourne. Invited by His Excellency the Governor of Queensland, The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey to the Government House International Women’s Day 2019.

Keynote speaker at the SAP Next-Gen & United Nations Women sheinnovates conference, the Australian Government 2018 STEM Girl Power Alumni Event, the Pint of Science Festival, the Queensland Government Youth engagement eHub, The University of Queensland Women in Science Association, the FUEL “Extraordinary Women CEO Series – 21st Century Scientist”, St Rita’s Feed The Beast Q&A Event, as well as speaker at various academic conferences.

Judge at the Australian Kids’ STEM Convention 2018 – Science investigation category.

Organiser of a Mental Health First Aid training at The University of Queensland.

Contributor to the 2018 Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist Youth STEM activity book.

Blogger for the Queensland Science Medium site, CSIRO, the University of Queensland and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.