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First Time to the FT

Posted: 30 Jul 2014

Today I visited the Financial Times newsroom for the the first time.

There was no immediate reason to visit except that the FT science editor, Clive Cookson, and I had yet to meet in person. We'd only spoken briefly over the phone back in May before the BSA placements were announced but that was an interview. This was an introductory visit.

Hello, World!

Posted: 27 Jul 2014

Hello, world. Welcome to Scientist on Assignment, a blog that I will use to share my personal experiences as an Oxford scientist working at the Financial Times for a month.

I have this wonderful opportunity to see how the media covers science through a British Science Association Media Fellowship.