Emma Young


Emma Young is an award-winning science and health journalist and author. She has a degree in psychology from the University of Durham and 20 years’ experience working on titles including the Guardian, the Sydney Morning Herald and New Scientist, for which she worked as a senior online reporter in London and Australasian Editor in Sydney. Now employed by the British Psychological Society as a Staff Writer, she also freelance articles and writes books.A regular contributor to Mosaic and New Scientist, her work is carried widely by other media outlets, including BBC online and The Atlantic.As E.L. Young, Emma is also the author of a series of science-based thrillers for children.Emma’s awards include Feature of the Year, awarded by UK Medical Journalist’s Association, 2017; Australian Health Journalist of the Year (2010), Writer of the Year at the Australian magazine industry Bell Awards and a European Online Journalism award for best news story.

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