peter dockrillPeter Dockrill is the Deputy Editor of ScienceAlert. An award-winning science and technology journalist, he brings his flair and expertise to a broad range of topics including health, environment, technology, and nature.

With a background in law and technology journalism, Peter's work has appeared in APCTechLifePC UserMoneyThe Laws of Australia, and The Newcastle Law Review. He joined ScienceAlert in 2015. 

Peter’s science reporting was featured in The Best Australian Science Writing 2018 anthology. He won most entertaining writer at the Consensus IT Writers Awards, and was a finalist at the Australian IT Journo Awards. He was first published in 4th grade, as a finalist in a local poetry prize. 

When not working, Peter likes spending time with friends, cooking, and making music. He lives in Newcastle, Australia with his wife, their two lovely daughters, and a dog called Belle.

Atmospheric CO2 just hit a peak not seen on Earth in 4 million years
Peter Dockrill   9 days ago
FDA just approved a 'game-changer' weight loss drug, first one in years

"No other drug has come close to producing this level of weight loss."

Peter Dockrill   11 days ago
Mysterious form of ALS identified in children with rare genetic mutations
Peter Dockrill   17 days ago
Mysterious shining clouds seen above Mars are both beautiful and unusual
Peter Dockrill   17 days ago