Refraction Media co-founders Heather Catchpole and Karen Taylor-Brown met at COSMOS Magazine, where they developed a common interest in quality science journalism and publishing. They set up Refraction Media in 2013 as a custom science content agency and started with founding partner Google in 2014. Careers with STEM is a platform that engages over 1 million students annually and, through working directly with industry, has cutting-edge insights into STEM careers and skills that are in demand, now. Refraction Media are also the publishers of, a website for news at the nexus of science and industry. The team has worked with over 200 clients and created globally successful products and campaigns for edcuation, research, industry and government partners.