Denise Keen has found a new calling in life combining her two great passions - science and faith. She is the new - very part-time - coordinator for House of Science Horowhenua and, as Horowhenua Chronicle editor Janine Baalbergen discovers, bubbles over with enthusiasm for the opportunity to help others explore life as they know it.

Faith and science go hand-in-hand for Denise Keen. In fact, she says living on the knife edge between science and faith helps her thrive.

Keen's career in science began as a technician at the Wallaceville Animal Research Centre. She later worked for MAF in