For the last six months I have worked as a science reporter for Newsweek. I source, pitch and write news articles, features and original reports on everything from astrophysics to food science. Harnessing my hard science reporting experience as well as my academic background in education in philosophy of science and medical anthropology, I communicate complex ideas in an accessible way through engaging, witty and … Continue reading Current position: Science reporter – Newsweek
Following decades of consumerism, overproduction and manufactured obsolescence, a new kind of industry is transforming the way we spend. Focusing on the utilisation of untapped resources, the sharing economy is empowering consumers like never before. Fuelled by the explosion of digital technology, the rise in smartphones and accompanying apps has created a marketplace in every consumer’s pocket. Bypassing traditional customer-vendor relationships, companies like Airbnb and … Continue reading Out of thin air: How the sharing economy is transforming office space
My work as an editor and web editor for BIBA Medical involved everything from the day-to-day management of the seven BIBA Publishing medical news websites, to the production of a quarterly specialist newspaper, Spinal News International. Working with physicians, engineers and researchers, I produced content from short news pieces to long-form features on everything from cutting-edge medical research to politics, conflict and the world of sports and entertainment. I … Continue reading Previous position: Editor / Web editor – BIBA Medical
Spinal News International / spinalnewsinternational.com: Fractured relief and donor fatigue: Charting a crisis with no end in Issue 42 -February 2016 and online here + World-first implantation of 3D-printed vertebrae takes place in Australia online here + Virginie Lafage: Profile in Issue 39 – April 2016 and online here Bang! online science magazine: Oxford Martin School: Making Decisions with NICE’s Sir Andrew Dillon + Well Fed? Three Oxford Academics Debate … Continue reading Clippings
As a keen-eyed photographer, I have had several pictures – including two front cover images – published in Oxford University’s art magazine, NOTES. These fine art-quality travel photographs were taken on an 35mm film SLR camera, and developed, enlarged, edited and scanned by myself. As well as my work on film, I have experience using DSLR cameras to create high-quality images. Further examples of my … Continue reading Photographer – NOTES magazine
I contributed short, snappy news stories to Bang! online science magazine, as well as longer reports on Oxford University debates and lectures. Honing my ability to produce high-quality stories to a tight deadline, this website offered me the opportunity to build and refine my skills for online journalism, from writing to the final layout. Bang! introduced me to WordPress; techniques which I harnessed during the relaunch of … Continue reading Contributing writer – Bang!
I was selected to write a comment piece focusing on epigenetics, the media, and motherhood, for the long-running Oxford Medical School Gazette. The Gazette – started in 1947 – is a prestigious university publication distributed three times a year in print, with weekly articles posted online. I was invited to contribute an article in issue 65(1), published in October 2015. Continue reading Contributing writer – Oxford University Medical School Gazette