Sam Vilkins

Communications and Engagement Officer
PhD Researcher
Sessional Academic



BSc (Computational Science and Mathematics) Qld, MSciComm ANU


Samantha Vilkins is currently 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, computational science, science communication, public health, public policy, bibliometrics, design, social media and digital archiving. 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 of 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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