Joanne Nova

Joanne Nova, author of The Skeptics Handbook and prize-winning graduate of molecular biology, has hosted a children’s television series on science, done more than 200 radio interviews, performed for more than 50,000 students, and is a professional speaker delivering science-based keynote addresses at conferences. As an associate lecturer at the Australian National University, she helped to develop the Graduate Diploma in Science Communication. Nova published the book, Serious Science Party Tricks and once managed a circus – The Shell Questacon Science Circus – performing science across Australia. She attended the UNFCCC meetings in Bali in 2007.