Jane Qiu


Jane Qiu is an award-winning independent science writer in Beijing, contributing to publications such as Nature, Science, Scientific American, MIT Technology Review, and National Geographic. With a PhD in genetics, Jane has covered wide-ranging topics, from life science, conservation, environment, geoscience, anthropology, development issues, to science policy. Qiu’s global perspective is informed by studying and working in UK and the US for 16 years and travelling to dozens of countries on 6 continent—from the Arctic, the Antarctic, to the peaks of the Himalayas (up to 22,000 feet). Her work has won awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), the South Asian Journalists Association, and the Asia Environmental Journalism Awards.

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