Rachel Nowak is a writer, with in a interest in working out how scientific knowledge can be shared far and wide.
She is director of The Brain Dialogue, an initiative of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function, which aims to foster public discussion about where brain research should take us. She also runs the consultancy Rachel Nowak and Associates.
Rachel has worked for several US magazines, including Science, as senior writer covering biomedicine. She has also worked at New Scientist, firstly as Washington Bureau Chief, and then as Australasian Editor.
She has a PhD and a couple of post-docs under her belt, and an MA in writing from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.