About

Majken B. E. Christensen

I am an astrophysicist and I own Astronomicca.

My passion is science communication and I continuously explore new and innovative outreach methods.

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My professional profile is a combination of strategic project management from the corporate industry and scientific approach from the university.

I have a project management certification from Implement Consulting Group and a management reporting diploma from Deloitte. I also have a data mining (early machine learning) diploma from SAS Institute.

I provide:

  • Popular scientific talks (At public events, private companies and schools)
  • Popular scientific writing (Articles, blog posts and SoMe texts)
  • Creating visuals (Logos, holistic visual apperance and simple animations)
  • Social media management (Campaigns, content and schedule)
  • Website construction (WordPress, SiteCore and HTML/CSS)
  • Video filming and editing
  • Presentation tecnique workshop
  • Building communication strategy
  • Project management

Selection of public science talks

Selection of science articles

Website construction

Interviews in public media


Education

2009 – B.Sc. in astrophysics from Copenhagen University at DARK Cosmology Center, incl. telescope experience at El Teide Observatory, Spain.

2011 – Cand.Scient. in astrophysics from Copenhagen University at Center for Star and Planet Formation, incl. telescope experience at APEX Observatory, Chile.


Professional background

2017 – .. Board member and communication officer at Women In Physics (Kvinder I Fysik) in Denmark

2017 – .. President of Astronomical Society (Astronomisk Selskab) in Denmark

2017 – .. Science writer for videnskab.dk (profile)

2014 – .. Science writer for Science Illustrated

2014 – .. Jury in the finals of Young Researchers Denmark (Unge Forskere)

2016-17 Outreach officer at University of Southern Denmark

2011-16 Quantitative analyst in Danske Bank and Danmarks Nationalbank