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Yao-Hua Law

Malaysia
Covers:  spiders, evolution, ecology, cannibalism, insects, animal behaviour, agriculture
Doesn't Cover: fashion, cars

Freelance science writer on ecology & evolution; insect behavioural ecologist. Eats durian for breakfast while reading books on economics and stock markets.

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Biography

Having enjoyed the first 19 years of my life in warm, humid, tropical Malaysia, I flew over to Canada where I spent the next 4 years in the cold but crudely romantic Montreal, completing my B. Sc. (Env. Biology) in McGill University. The East Coast winter was beautiful, but I missed the warmth (a...

What was your first job as a journalist?

A news story of male spiders enticing females with gifts to mate.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes!

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

Word, Google, Zotero.

Awards

Asian Scientist Writing Prize

2015 - Science writing
Asia is home to a steadily expanding community of scientists who are driving the region's economic success. To increase public awareness of the region's scientific excellence, Science Centre Singapore and Asian Scientist Magazine have co-organized the Asian Scientist Writing Prize to find the best science writing from Asia. The Prize begins on 2 April, 2015 and the deadline for submissions is 30 June, 2015. Winners will be announced at a prize ceremony on 27 July, 2015 at the Singapore Science Centre, in conjunction with the Singapore Science Festival 2015 and Science@50 celebrations. Read more from Asian Scientist Magazine at: http://www.asianscientist.com/aswp/