Dr Kat Arney is an award-winning science writer and broadcaster living near London, and is director of the science communications consultancy First Create The Media. She is the author of the popular science books Herding Hemingway’s Cats: Understanding how our genes work and How to Code a Human. She has fronted several BBC Radio 4 science documentaries and the comedy factual series Did the Victorians Ruin the World?, and has written for Wired, the BBC, the Daily Mail, the Times Educational Supplement, the Guardian, Nature, Mosaic, New Scientist and more.
Kat has a degree in natural sciences and a PhD in developmental genetics from the University of Cambridge, and is apparently one of the ‘Top 10 Brits who make science sexy’, according to BBC America.
Work published elsewhere
Cancer Research UK Science Blog
Naked Genetics monthly podcast
Mapping the Void
Taking a look at how social media and crowd-sourcing are helping disaster relief efforts in some of the poorest parts of the world.
Investigating new approaches to tackle food waste, including innovative farming techniques and the return of gleaning.
A Toilet for the 21st Century
The introduction of water-based sewers was a life-saver for Victorian London, but there are still billions of people around the world today who have no access to even a simple toilet.