Elizabeth Gibney

Elizabeth Gibney is a Senior Physics Reporter at Nature. She has written for Scientific American, BBC and CERN.

Elizabeth Gibney
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge Imperial College London
EmployerNature (journal)
Known forScience Journalism

EducationEdit

Gibney has a degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.[1] She completed an MSc in Science Communication at Imperial College London.[1]

CareerEdit

Gibney worked for Research Fortnight. Gibney worked in the communications team for the CMS experiment at CERN.[2] She has been described as "feminist science journalist".[3] She worked at Times Higher Education between 2012 and 2013.[4] She dubbed the excitement surrounding particle physics after detection of the Higgs boson has Higgsteria.[5]

Gibney joined Nature in 2013 and is now Senior Physics Reporter.[6] Gibney produces 3-minute guides to new areas of research.[7] In 2014, she won the Malofiej Medal for her infographics 'Landing on a comet'.[8] in 2015, she was highly commended at the Science Journalism Awards for her short video "Laniakea: Our home supercluster".[9][10]

She has written for Scientific American, The Sunday Times, the BBC and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "About the Editors | Nature". www.nature.com. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  2. ^ Barney, Dave. "OUTREACH". CERN Document Server.
  3. ^ Meikle, James (2014-11-14). "Rosetta scientist Dr Matt Taylor apologises for 'offensive' shirt". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  4. ^ "Elizabeth Gibney". Times Higher Education (THE). 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  5. ^ "Research Intelligence - Higgsteria: it's only the beginning". Times Higher Education (THE). 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  6. ^ "Nature appoints Elizabeth Gibney as physics reporter - ResponseSource". ResponseSource. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  7. ^ nature video (2018-02-28), Signals from the cosmic dawn: A three minute guide, retrieved 2018-03-02
  8. ^ Jasiek. "Jasiek | Landing on a comet". jasiek.co.uk. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  9. ^ nature video (2014-09-03), Laniakea: Our home supercluster, retrieved 2018-03-02
  10. ^ Robins, Sallie. "Winners Announced in the 2015 Science Journalism Awards | News | News and Events | Association of British Science Writers (ABSW)". www.absw.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  11. ^ "Stories by Elizabeth Gibney". Scientific American. Retrieved 2018-03-02.