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Amy Simmons

Assistant researcher

Amy Simmons is an assistant researcher at InnoRenew Centre of Excellence and the University of Primorska. After working in the field of forest hydrology as a researcher for 13 years in the US, she moved to Slovenia.

At InnoRenew she specializes in effective science communication and outreach activities. She has a passion for making science and research understandable to a broader audience. In addition, she researches gender inequality in the field of forestry academia.

Amy has a Master’s of Science degree in Geology/Hydrogeology from Washington State University and Bachelor’s of Science in Geology from Central Washington University.

When she is not working, you’ll find her climbing, skiing, and exploring the natural environment.