Anthea Lacchia

ISTJA Vice President

Anthea is a freelance science journalist and audio producer with a PhD in palaeontology from Trinity College Dublin and a MSc in Science Communication from Imperial College London.

Her writing has appeared in Nature, The Irish Times, The Guardian and RTÉ, among many other outlets. Her audio work has featured on BBC Digital Planet. She also holds a Diploma in Journalism from the National Council for the Training of Journalists in the UK.

Anthea previously worked as a press officer for Nature in London, and as an academic researcher in science communication and public perception of geoscience at University College Dublin.

An avid hiker and birdwatcher, she writes and produces audio about everything from palaeontology, to research policy, animals and the environment. She also acts as a science writer and consultant for children’s books, and delivers science-themed workshops for school children in Ireland.

Twitter: @anthealacchia

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