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Peter Aldhous

Peter Aldhous


Peter Aldhous got his break in journalism in 1989 as a reporter for Nature in London, fresh from a PhD in animal behaviour at the University of Nottingham. Later he worked as European correspondent for Science, as news editor for New Scientist and chief news & features editor with Nature, before moving to California in 2005 to become New Scientist’s San Francisco bureau chief. In February 2015, after a spell working freelance, he joined the new science desk at BuzzFeed News.

Peter also teaches investigative and policy reporting in the Science Communication Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, data visualisation in the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, and leads training workshops for kdmcBerkeley.

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