John Kerr

Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

John Kerr is a Research Associate at Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, based at the University Cambridge. His work at the Winton Centre focuses on the communication of evidence in a policy context, and he contributes to a number of ongoing projects examining COVID-19-related risk perception, attitudes and behaviour.
His research interests more broadly include beliefs about debated scientific issues, conspiracy theories, political attitudes, and the communication of scientific information to non-experts. Outside of research, he has also worked in publishing and communications roles in the UK and New Zealand, most recently as a Senior Media Advisor at the Science Media Centre of New Zealand.