Alix Morris is a Boston-based science writer and the Director of Communications at Earthwatch Institute. As a freelance writer, Alix has contributed to Sierra Magazine, MIT Technology Review, National Geographic Voices, WBUR’s CommonHealth, MIT News, and more, as well as a variety of technical, policy, and medical outlets. She recently authored a book on cutting-edge medical advances for young adults called Medical Research and Technology. In her role at Earthwatch, Alix works across digital platforms to produce photo essays, videos, podcasts, and virtual reality – breaking down complex environmental research through multimedia storytelling. Before becoming a science writer, Alix worked as a global health researcher in East Africa, where she conducted field studies focused on improving access to malaria diagnosis and treatment. She has a Masters in Science Writing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Masters in Health Science from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
A few of Alix’s articles:
Earthwatch Institute’s multimedia platform
Trees in the Tundra