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Alok Jha

Public Engagement Fellowship, Wellcome
Covers:  science, science policy, medicine, environmental science, academia, technology
Doesn't Cover: web culture, nhs, healthcare, business, environmentalism, web businesses, products, software

Science journalist • @WellcomeTrust fellow • Author, The Water Book

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Alok Jha is a science correspondent at the Guardian. In addition to writing news and comment, he presents the Science Weekly podcast. A physics graduate from Imperial College London, he has been at the Guardian since the launch of the science supplement, Life, in 2003. He is also the author of Th...

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RT @josephharker: Last call! Aspiring BAME journalists and news photographers. This year's @guardian Positive Action schemes for ethn…
RT @carolecadwalla: Here he is. This is the story @facebook tried to suppress. The Cambridge Analytica whistleblower goes on the record in…
Gobsmacking story. If you use Facebook, you’ll want to watch/read this 
RT @sebasssdillon: Thank you to all the NHS students who participated in the walkout today. 17 minutes, one minute for every death in…
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Only to see what it was like, though. Not professionally.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email, generally.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Adobe InCopy, Google Docs, DevonThink Pro Office, Twitter, Firefox, various Macs