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
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