Dalla Lana Global Journalism Fellow, Science Communicator, University of Toronto

Lakshmi Magon is a multimedia reporter, science communicator, and former science communication and education researcher. Lakshmi worked as a freelance science communicator for many entities within the U.K., before a stint working on communication and educational material for a communications department in The Netherlands. This allowed her to work with The European Space Agency, The German Aerospace Centre and Copernicus ECMWF among others. After working in science communication in Edinburgh and The Netherlands, she became a fellow in global journalism at The University of Toronto. There she is focussing on issues relating to education. Lakshmi was trained in Biotechnology at The University of Edinburgh. During this time she designed and carried out a research project focusing on effective science communication for differently-abled and refugee communities.

Experience

  • 2019–2020
    Dalla Lana Fellow in Global Journalism, the University of Toronto

Education

  • 2019 
    The University of Edinburgh, Bachelor of Biological Sciences (Biotechnology) with Honours