Sam Vilkins

Communications and Engagement Officer
PhD Researcher
Sessional Academic



BSc (Computational Science and Mathematics) Qld, MSciComm ANU


Samantha Vilkins is a PhD researcher and Communications and Engagement Officer at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science in Canberra.

Chronologically, she has studied and worked in mathematics, data science, science communication, public health, public policy, bibliometrics, design and social media. Thematically, she's gathering stories for when she's finally salaried in a writers' room.

Her work has been on display at the National Museum of Australia and will be part of the Science Gallery Melbourne's 2018 PERFECTION exhibit. 

Find her at and @samvilkins.



Vilkins, S. & Grant, W.J. (2017). Types of evidence cited in Australian Government publications. Scientometrics. Prepublished 10 October 2017. doi: 10.1007/s11192-017-2544-2.

Parisi, A., Crump, J. A., Glass, K., Howden, B. P., Furuya-Kanamori, L., Vilkins, S., Gray, D. J., Martyn, K. D. (2018). Health Outcomes from Multi-Drug-resistant Salmonella Infections in High-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Foodborne Pathogens and Disease.

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