Selected highlights below – my full digital portfolio is available on Muckrack.
Yes, Antarctica has a fire department
Liquid water ‘lake’ revealed on Mars
Could an emoji save your life?
Climate change ‘hurts women more’
Does Jurassic Park make scientific sense?
The Meg: the myth, the legend (the science)
Petrichor: why does rain smell so good?
Ocean wilderness ‘disappearing’ globally
Margaret Atwood: ‘If the ocean dies, so do we’
How the ‘chickens from hell’ nested
When flying to Mars is your day job
Ancestral remains ‘people, not objects’
Heatwaves ‘cook’ Barrier Reef corals
Europa-like lakes found in Canada
Hunting mystery lightning from space
The whales who love to sing in the dark
Are earthquake warnings effective?
BBC 100 Women
The women championing their scientific ancestors
The ‘ice’ ceiling that held women back
Nobel Prize: Where are the women?
Other science writing
Gizmodo – The Meteorite Hunters Who Trade in Precious Space Debris
New Scientist – A new London musical will change the way we think about cancer
New Scientist – Lincoln’s Frequency digital festival gets into the city’s fabric
New Scientist – Volcanoes: Oxford exhibition gives the fiery inside story
New Scientist – Why rest and relaxation are such a serious business
Alphr – Meet the people living on (artificial) Mars
Exeunt – Terra Firma
Exeunt – Performing Language
Exeunt – The Art of Looking
Exeunt – 342 Days
Gender, sexuality, pop culture & being human
TED Ideas – Humans are made to be touched – so what happens when we aren’t?
Medium – When Burnout Doesn’t Get Better (or How To Break Your Own Heart)
TED Ideas – We need to talk about the orgasm gap – and how to fix it
TED Ideas – How to raise a child who’s free from gender norms
Medium – Women are deprived of solitude (in the outdoors)
Association of British Science Writers – Newcomer of the Year, 2019
The judges said: A great eye for stories on a variety of topics that were well-researched and told from a variety of angles.
BBC Ivan Noble Bursary, 2018