Creator of quality designs and thinker of fresh ideas.

Alanah Knibb is an Artist, Maker, Science Communicator, and STEM Ambassador interested in collaborating across disciplines to create meaningful learning experiences. An ex-neuroscientist, Alanah holds an MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement from the University of Edinburgh, with a focus on the development of comics. Her dissertation To The Stars: A Comic for Science Communication focused on the use of narrative in comics as a tool to communicate science.

Exhibitions
  • 2022 Group Exhibition, “Creative Resilience”, Mission Possible – The Opportunity Pavilion, Expo Dubai 2020, Dubai
  • 2021 Group Exhibition, “Up Close”, MOD. Adelaide, Australia
  • 2021 Group Exhibition, “Creative Resilience”, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris
  • 2019 Group exhibition, “Climate Reflections: Human Stories of Hope and Fear”, Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh
  • 2018 Site specific installation, “To The Stars”, European Astronaut Centre, Cologne, Germany
  • 2017 Site specific installation, The Birds and the Bees”, Pleasance Dome, (Potterrow), Edinburgh
Awards and Grants
  • 2021 Creative Communities Scheme, Creative New Zealand
  • 2021 Creatives in Schools, Ministry of Education, New Zealand
  • 2018 Programmes of Knowledge Exchange, Scottish Universities Insight Institute
  • 2017 Edinburgh Media Award, The University of Edinburgh
  • 2017 Best Sustainability Event, Festival of Creative Learning, Edinburgh
  • 2016 UK/EU Scholarship, The University of Edinburgh
  • 2015 Creative Entry Award, Topwebcomics.com
Publications
  • 2022 Comics for Change
  • 2021 Writer’s Lunchbox June 2021
  • 2020 Writer’s Lunchbox November 2020
  • 2018 Storytelling for Resilience – Communicating Systemic Approaches to Climate Change
  • 2017 The Inkwell
  • 2017 The Columnist
  • 2017 Eusci
  • 2016- 2017 The Student Newspaper
  • 2017 Community Resilience to Climate Change: Outcomes of the Scottish Borders Climate Resilient Communities Project