about me

That’s me, listed in tabular form.

Born: 1974, Zürich, Switzerland

Languages: German, English, French (fluent), Italian (spoken)

Education:                                                 

1995-1996 MA-studies (lic.phil.) in German Language/Literature at University of Zürich

1996-1998 Apprenticeship as bookseller and publisher in Zürich

2000-2005 MA-studies in Interdisciplinary Science at ETH Zürich

2003 Internship as science editor at ‚Basler Zeitung‘, Basel

2005 Thesis (electron spin resonance simulation) in Padua, Italy

 

Working experience:

2005-2006 Bike Messenger in Zürich

2007 Science editor at ‚Wochenzeitung‘, Zürich

2008-2009 Science and arts editor at ‚Der Bund‘, Bern

2010 Responsable science editor at ‚Basler Zeitung‘

2010-2013 Online editor at bluewin.ch (Swisscom)

2011- Freelance science writer

2012-2013 Coordinator of Agora project ‚Live-Studie‘

2013/2014 Curator of ‚Black Box Science‘ series, Schauspielhaus Zürich              

2014 Show host ‚Crypto Club‘, Dampfzentrale Bern

2014/2015/2016 Curator Mad Scientist Festival, Naturhistorisches Museum Bern

2014/2015/2016 Show host ‚Wildes Wissen‘, Schauspielhaus Zürich

2016/2017 Coordinator of ‘Shut Up Club’, premiere at Edinburgh International Science Festival 2017

Awards, Grants:

2005 Artist in residence at Kulturzentrum Nairs, Scoul, Switzerland

2007 Winner of digital media award ‚Eugen‘ for a special insert about Google

2011 Grant of Swiss Association of Science Journalism for book project

2012 Swiss National Science Foundation (Agora) grant for ‚Live-Studie‘

2016 Grant of Edinburgh International Science Festival for ‚Shut Up Club‘