Norwegian Refugee CouncilEditor Niki Korteweg was voted European Science Journalist of the Year on Wednesday. This announcement was made at a conference European Union of Science Press In Freiburg (Germany). The prize value is one thousand euros. The second and third numbers, from Slovenia and Hungary, received five hundred euros.
Korteweg was nominated for three articles she wrote for this newspaper’s science section. This included an article about a patient who overcame his anxiety disorder thanks to a brain transplant, an interview with Nobel laureate Katalin Carrico a year before she received that prize, and an article in which Kurteweg listed what doctors do and don’t understand about long Covid. .
Kortwig received his PhD in molecular neurobiology in 2000. Two years later, she began working as a freelance science journalist, including for NRC Handelsblad. She has been working at this newspaper since 2019. She has published two books, one of which… Better brain (2017) is about all the ways – traditional and technological – by which the human brain can be improved. (Norwegian Refugee Council)
A version of this article also appeared in the October 26, 2023 newspaper.
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