Anjana Ahuja

Science Writer and Columnist, Freelance & Financial Times

Anjana Ahuja is an award-winning freelance science journalist and a regular opinion writer at the Financial Times, where she covers a wide range of issues in science, tech and global health. She is particularly fascinated by the social, political and ethical implications of research.

She is co-author, with Sir Jeremy Farrar, of the 2021 bestseller Spike: the Virus Versus the People, an insider account of the Covid-19 pandemic that was chosen by The Times as its science book of the year. She is a trustee at the charity Sense About Science, which champions the use of evidence in policymaking.

She is also a member of Speakers For Schools, an organisation that links leading professionals with state school pupils, and a former school governor. She has been invited to debate at both Oxford and Cambridge Unions, and regularly chairs or participates in public events and discussions. She has a PhD in space physics from Imperial College London.



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