I regularly write news for SciDev.net.
I have also written news for the New Scientist on bonobos’ sharing behaviour.
I regularly write features for the Ecologist. Here are some I am proud of: How to live without money, how to grow community gardens, a feature on the Lighter Later campaign, a feature on the benefits and risks of barefoot running, how to set up a social enterprise, how to be a community leader, a feature on sustainable cities visionary architect Paolo Soleri.
I tackled some highly technical neuroscience to write a Dana Foundation feature on the use of Deep Brain Stimulation as a treatment for Tourette Syndrome.
I wrote an online feature for Scientific American based on interview with two Nobel laureates about their humanitarian work.
Most recent experience: editing cover at New Scientist’s CultureLab section May-June 2012.
Before I was a science journalist I worked as a travel journalist and editor. In a production cycle I would: schedule and commission features and images, write display copy and features, sub edit in raw copy and InDesign and proofread.
I have recorded and edited audio packages for the Ecologist and Pod Delusion podcast (11.25 mins in). I featured as a guest presenter on the Little Atoms podcast, interviewing scientist and animal rights campaigner Jonathan Balcombe.
During my Science Journalism MA I also produced, co-ordinated, presented and edited our university ‘Green week podcast’.
For a month Spring 2011 I worked on the development of a Vera Productions investigative documentary, as assistant producer.
For my MA, I filmed social scientist and agony aunt Petra Boynton about the problems with women’s magazine’s coverage of sex.