Karin Ranero Celius is Operations Manager for EJR-Quartz-The Netherlands, and senior editor and lead for the German Aerospace Center (DLR) English-language web portal and ‘DLR Magazine’. She is responsible for DLR social media in English and was the voice of @Philae2014 on Twitter.
Her strong interest in astrophysics and space science led her to work as a science communicator at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and later at the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Prior to joining EJR-Quartz, she wrote and edited articles for the European science education journal ‘Science in School’. Karin holds degrees in Physics and Psychology from the University of Denver (USA), and a Postgraduate degree in Museum Studies from the University of Leicester (UK).