Insight from expert academics, editors and journalists

The course has been developed by a global panel of experts with extensive experience in:

  • Academic research into the role of narrative tools in science communication
  • Science journalism
  • Training scientists in communicating through storytelling techniques
  • Sharing their own research through compelling stories and papers

The expert panel, which helped shape and refine the content of the course, included:

  • Pep Pamies | Chief Editor, Nature Biomedical Engineering
  • Helen Pearson | Chief Magazine Editor, Nature
  • Michael Dahlstrom | Director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Iowa State University
  • Nick Enfield | Professor of Linguistics, University of Sydney

The course also features expert insights through video interviews with:

  • Josh Ettinger | PhD candidate, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford
  • Vidita Vaidya | Professor of Neurobiology, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
  • Mahaletchumy Arujanan | Global Coordinator, International Service for the Acquisition of Agribiotech Applications
  • Faith Osier | Professor of Immunology, Heidelberg University Hospital and KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme
  • Erich Jarvis | Professor, The Rockefeller University and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Sara ElShafie | Founder, Science Through Story and PhD Candidate, University of California, Berkeley

Helen Pearson