Science information officers at Radboudumc:
Anne van Kessel studied Medical biology at the Radboud University and combined her study with a master in Science Communication at the VU University in Amsterdam. Part of her master was a research internship in Cádiz (Spain) where she did research on the development of the stress axis in larvae of the flatfish Solea senegalensis. After obtaining her master degree, she worked as a freelance science journalist for a few years. She worked for a.o. nature magazine Roots, daily paper de Telegraaf, popular science website Kennislink, medical papers and popular science magazines Eos and Bionieuws. Today she combines journalism with a job as a science information officer at the Radboudumc.
Presence: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Marcel Wortel studied Environmental Sciences and Biology at the VU University in Amsterdam. During his research internship on nitrogen cycles in pine forest soils he found out that science communication is even more fun than performing research. After his graduation he put this into practice in science journalism, education and his work as information officer for the Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam. Since 2009 he works at Radboudumc as communication consultant specialized in science communication, marketing communication and presentation skills.
M: (06) 21 10 54 33
Presence: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Pieter Lomans studied Philosophy of Science at Radboud University. After his graduation he became a science writer as well as a science information officer (at Radboudumc). His stories are about fascinating research in biology, genetics, medicine and related topics. As a lecturer, coach and adviser he tries to improve communication & writing skills of researchers, physicians, journalists and editors. Articles & columns were published in De Volkskrant, Metro , Intermediair and other newspapers. Works as a freelancer, among others, for AMC, Sanquin, Hubrecht Institute.
M: (06) 31 97 05 58
Presence: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday