Andy Ridgway

Lecturer of “Science writing in English”.

Andy is a Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at the University of the West of England in Bristol, UK. He is an award-winning journalist and has spent the last 20 years in the profession, most recently as a science journalist. He was Deputy Editor of the BBC’s science magazine, Focus, and while editing Focus’s iPad app, it was named Specialist Publication of the Year twice at the UK Digital Magazine Awards (2011 and 2012). Andy continues to work as a practicing journalist and is a regular contributor to New Scientist and Focus. He is a judge of the Max Perutz Science Writing Award run by the Medical Research Council in the UK.