About us

Communication in Science is a company specialized in science communication, based in Geneva, Switzerland. We provide know-how, analysis and consulting in topics related to science, technology, the environment and public health. Our expertise is to communicate complicated concepts and topics in a clear way, and to bridge the gap between scientists and various audiences.

The core team of Communication in Science is able to analyse topics, create illustrated documents, develop web pages and animations, and interpret statistical data to help in decision making:

pierre-andre_magninPierre-André Magnin is a biology graduate specialised in solar energy and science communication. He is a seasoned science writer as well as an experienced designer of online graphics, animations and layout. He was Chief Editor of the Swiss National Science Foundation’s magazine Horizons/Horizonte (which he helped launch) during 10 years. He is the co-creator of  energie-environnement.ch / energie-umwelt.ch,   an information website that received the Roberval Multimedia Prize in 2009. He also created the Garden Charter, a pledge system designed to protect biodiversity in urban areas.

mirko_saamMirko Saam is a biology graduate who has worked as a consultant for the Swiss Federal Office for Public Health, where he recently helped develop the National Antibioresistance Strategy. Since 1997, he has been a senior consultant for the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. He has extensive expertise in project analysis and in the synthetic writing-up of complex scientific, technical and medical information, in French, Spanish and German. >LinkedIn

michel_gaudryMichel Gaudry (employee) is an IT science graduate and web developer. He has a strong interest in issues surrounding access to information – including for people with disabilities. He manages complex databases, with a strong attention to the compatibility of pages and illustrations on different web platforms. He also created  La Décadanse, the oldest and most popular “what to do – where to go” website in Geneva >LinkedIn

derek_christieDerek Christie (consultant) holds Master’s degrees in genetics, statistics and public health, and has a special interest in sustainable transportation. He is an experienced bilingual science writer in English and French, with good knowledge of German. He is currently engaged in the PhD programme “Architecture and Sciences of the City” at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). He is also a member of the Research Group on Environment and Health, at the University of Geneva (Institute of Global Health).  >LinkedIn

Former Staff:
Frédéric Pont
, PhD in Physics, has joined the University of Fribourg, where he works as a scientific collaborator and project mentor. >LinkedIn

 

Communication in Science relies on several other long-term collaborations with researchers and writers with expertise in other languages and fields. We are therefore able to craft detailed scientific messages across an extensive array of topics, from antibiotic resistance to climate change.