The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Clare Wilson

Clare Wilson is an award-winning medical reporter at New Scientist, the world’s leading science and technology magazine and website. Clare reports on everything life-science-related, from Ageing to Zika, and her life now revolves around covering coronavirus. Clare has been a writer or editor at the magazine for 16 years, and she also writes an email newsletter for subscribers called Health Check. Her exploits include watching brain surgery close-up, having her pain threshold tested while lying in a brain scanner and a trip in the European Space Agency’s vomit comet.
Health Check:

Summer Conference Event
 — Discussion

Following the Science: Health and Science Reporting from Inside a Crisis.

The Covid-19 pandemic has made all of us follow science and heath reports like never before, reinforcing the importance of the work that health and science reporters do. Meet some of the people behind the headlines, sharing their experience of covering the health and science beat during a global pandemic: from misinformation to reliable sources, from scientific and government reports to witnessing human resilience and tragedy.
Medical reporter at New Scientist