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On ResearchGate News, scientists and researchers from around the world present their views on current affairs. We speak with these experts, because we’re convinced that the insights they draw from their research findings make their voices invaluable to an informed society.

ResearchGate News is an editorially independent part of ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists and researchers.

Our team

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Danielle Bengsch

Managing editor

Her work is focused on science, health and environmental issues and has appeared in international news media.

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Michelle Kuepper


She previously worked in tech journalism and PR and now focuses on the intersection between science and technology.

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Katherine Lindemann


She has a background in transatlantic relations and now covers research worldwide.

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Maarten Rikken


After completing his doctoral degree in media research, he now writes about anything and everything science related.


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