What we do

We are a social enterprise, limited by guarantee, with a mission to reach those schools others find difficult to reach.

Reaching further online

Same experience for Outer Hebrides and Inner London

Student-led

Making subjects personally relevant to students

Building aspiration

Helping students see positive futures for themselves

Shane McCracken

Shane McCracken

Director

Blame Shane. He started it all and as the director he is ultimately responsible. His early career was in advertising and publishing and marketing is not a dirty word.

Hannah Higson

Project Wrangler

Hannah joined the team in January on the I’m a… projects. Having taught in a primary school for a few years, she is excited to be joining the team as a Moderator.

Bella Byrne

DATA WRANGLER

Bella joined the team in October after having completed an internship through UWE Bristol. Finishing off her masters in Science Communication, she is excited to be joining the I’m a projects.

Josh Doyle

Data Wrangler

Josh joined us in 2013 after a chemistry degree and a stint as a moderator on the projects. He now works remotely helping us with evaluation, systems, data, but never coffee.

Emily Paget

Site Wrangler

While Emily has a background in illustration, her main love was computers, technology and accessibility so joined the team to work on the technical side of the site.

Josie Miller

Communication Wrangler

Josie has a background in event and festivals management, but her favourite bit was always the writing. Now she looks after our communications while drinking roughly 9-10 cups of tea per day.

Anna Williams

Head Moderator

Anna joined the team in September, whilst finishing off her masters in Science Communication. She is excited to be joining the team as Head Moderator.

News and views

Introducing… Our Head Moderator!

Hello, I’m Anna and I’ll be monitoring the I’m a Scientist live Chats. I joined the Mangorolla team in September, at the end of finishing my master’s degree in Science Communication with UWE Bristol.

History support needed

In October 2021 we launched a new project for Black History Month called I’m History, Get me out of here. A fantastic group of experts championed 8 Black Britons and introduced them to school students Read more…

Thank you for applying

Recruiting people to work for you is tough. Not as tough as applying I grant you, but treating people fairly and decently and making the right decision weighs upon me. We’ve had over 20 applications Read more…

Get in touch

Always happy to talk or meet for coffee and cake

Find us at the office

7 - 9 North Parade Buildings, Bath, BA1 1NS

Give us a ring

Shane McCracken +44 (0)1225 326892

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