fiona bw 160

Fiona MacDonald (CEO) is an award-winning journalist and digital convert. A zoologist by training, she's written for publications such as Popular Science, GQ, Australian Geographic, Cosmos, Marie Claire and The Sydney Morning Herald. She's been involved with ScienceAlert since 2007. @fionajmacdonald

chris bw 160

Chris Cassella (Founder & COO/CFO) is an ex-Microsoft programmer and failed neuroscientist turned science communicator who is a strong proponent of Facebook as a platform to inspire and engage young people with science. He founded ScienceAlert Pty Ltd in 2007. @darwinsguppie

seamus bw 160

Seamus Byrne (Director of Content) is a journalist and editor with over 16 years experience. Before ScienceAlert he was Editor for the Australia & Asia region at CNET, the world's biggest technology news outlet. He also appears regularly on television and radio discussing news and trends in science and technology. @seamus

signe bw 160

Signe Dean (Editor) is a science and health journalist with a passion for debunking stories. Her work has been featured in Australian Geographic, National Geographic, SBS, Science Illustrated, and other outlets. Previously she was the launch editor of SBS Science. @nevertoocurious

peter bw 160

Peter Dockrill (Senior Writer) is an award-winning writer and the former Online Editor of APC and TechLife. He's also the technology columnist for Money magazine.

michelle bw 160

Michelle Starr (Senior Writer) is an award-winning journalist with over 15 years of experience. Prior to joining the Science Alert team, she spent seven years as a tech and science reporter at global tech website CNET. She can't resist stories about corvid intelligence.

jacinta bw 160

Jacinta Bowler (Community and Partnerships Manager) is a science writer with a background in genetics and microbiology. Her work has been published by the ABC, SBS Science, Brisbane Times and The Sydney Morning Herald.  @jacinta_bowler

bec bw 160

Mike McRae (Staff Writer / Weekend Editor) has been writing science and developing educational resources for over a decade. He's been a writer for the CSIRO's Double Helix and ECOS publications, and is the author of Tribal Science: Brains, Beliefs, and Bad Ideas (University of Queensland Publishing). @tribalscientist

david bw 160

David Nield (Guest Writer) is a freelance journalist who has been writing about science and technology for more than 10 years. His work can be seen on The Guardian, Gizmodo, TechRadar, Digital Trends and numerous other places. @davidnield