Jens Degett

Editor in Chief Science Stories

Jens Degett is Editor in Chief of Science Stories, a science media platform he created in 2019. A biologist by training, he is a science journalist since 1990. He started as presenter and anchor of radio programmes of the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR). In 2000, he became Head of Communications of the European Science Foundation (ESF) in Strasbourg. In 2005, he was the director of an EU project on health and food research in developing countries (EAGLES) while based in Madrid, Spain.
Jens Degett has been a freelance science journalist, writing for Nature and other magazines and created The EuroScientist in 2006. One of the founders of the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), he created the European Conference for Science Journalist (ECSJ) in conjunction with ESOF2014 in Copenhagen.
He is President of EUSJA (European Union of Science Journalists Associations) and formerly the chairman of the Danish Science Journalists’ Association.