Professor Zoe Knowles (Professor of Engagement and Learning) is an academic member of staff at Liverpool John Moores University. Zoe is the Strategic Lead for External Engagement in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences and a National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) Public Engagement Professional. Zoe is a Health and Care Professions Council Registered Practitioner Psychologist and both Chair and Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Zoe has several research interests including the psycho-social determinants of physical activity, the benefits of natural and active play, creative and qualitative methodologies with children and the design/evaluation of sport psychology interventions within youth sports. Zoe supported her third Royal Society Partnership Grant as a STEM Partner in 2022 and attended with the pupils from Holly Lodge Girls School who exhibited at the Summer Science Exhibition.