Full Name
Helen Pearson
Job Title
Senior Editor
Speaker Bio
Helen Pearson is a journalist and editor for Nature, the world’s leading science journal. She has more than 20 years’ experience in science journalism, including five years as Nature’s Chief Magazine Editor.
She won Editor of the Year at the Association of British Science Writers awards in 2022. Her first book, The Life Project, was named best science book of the year by The Observer, and was a book of the year for The Economist. Her TED talk has received over 2 million views. She has a degree in natural sciences from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in genetics. She is currently working on her second book, What to Believe, about the use of research and evidence to make decisions, and she teaches science writing at University College London.
Helen Pearson