About SciCom NL

SciCom NL – connects everyone with a story about science

SciCom NL is an association for anyone who:

  • actively communicates about science and technology;
  • wants to promote and advance communication about science and technology;
  • is a scientist, journalist, press officer, communication advisor, science centre employee, lecturer, student, exhibition developer, programme maker, illustrator, teacher, writer, publisher, or is in any other way involved in science communication.

SciCom NL wants to:

  • Be a strong partner, for example with the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, in determining future science and technology communication policy;
  • Exchange and develop knowledge, experiences and expertise;
  • Organise activities that contribute to the development of knowledge and expertise such as lectures, congresses, excursions and training courses;
  • Commission research into the impact of science and technology communication.


Board SciCom NL

  • Annette ter Haar, Chair of the Board
    Productowner Development Technolab and Co-founder of ScienceOnline Leiden
  • Roy Meijer, Secretary
    Science Information Officer Delft University of Technology
  • Frank Nuijens, Treasurer
    Freelance communication advisor at FrankNu Kennsicommunicatie
  • Ineke Boneschansker, General Board Member
    General Manager Communication, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology
  • Eveline van Rijswijk, General Board Member
    Freelance program developer, presentor, trainer, writer and historian
  • Joost Bakker, General Board Member
    Owner, director of SciComVisuals
  • Maarten-Harm Verburg, General Board Member
    Student Science Education and Communication at Utrecht University

We are open to constructive suggestions and encourage you to become actively involved in our activities.

And if you would like to become a member then please click here.