Tracey Logan (Science Reporter)
BBC Science & Technology, Environment & Medicine reporter.
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Tracey Logan is an award-winning radio science reporter & presenter, working mainly for BBC Radio 4's 'Inside Science' and 'Science in Action' on the BBC World Service. Now freelance, Tracey has added print journalism to her portfolio, with articles for New Scientist, the Daily Mail, The Irish Times and The Universe.
Tracey has covered all the major science stories over the past decade as a documentary & magazine show presenter & producer, as BBC World Service Science Correspondent, and as the anchor of Go Digital (the world’s first radio show with pictures, simultaneously broadcast & webcast weekly on BBC Radio & Online).
She is currently studying part-time for a Masters Degree in Historical Research at the University of London's School of Advanced Studies, which is helping to set past scientific events in context.
BBC Radio 4:
"Science Stories: The Bone Wars http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05xh31n
"Crossrail - Tunnelling Under London": http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b036ksz2
"The Future of Particle Physics"`: http://bbc.in/URIHPF
“Happy Birthday Neptune”: online here
“British More or Less” (Producer: Helen Toland, BBC Radio Ulster)
FOOC: “Irish Turfcutters Battle Over EU Bog Ban":online here
BBC World Service:
Science in Action: http://bbc.in/SOb67e
“Discovery Special: Brazilian Trials of anti-Dengue GM Mosquito”: online here
“One Planet: Irish Turfcutters v EU Habitats Directive” online here
"A new discovery, a portion of the lost Chiswick Enclosure Map", in The London Topographical Society Record (2015), Vol. XXX1
In Summer 2009 Tracey travelled to the Arctic, living & working alongside polar researchers at Toolik Field Station in northern Alaska on an MBL Logan Science Journalism Fellowship. Her reports on climate change in the Arctic Circle subsequently featured on the BBC’s Science in Action, One Planet and Leading Edge radio programmes, and in New Scientist magazine.
Other recent reports for BBC radio include the World Wide Web’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations at CERN, Emotional Expression in Humans & Machines, Science Diplomacy, Social Networking and Voiceprint Technology helping Filipino Pensioners.
In addition to journalism, Tracey also enjoys helping scientists improve their communication skills in media training workshops for the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Working mainly from London Tracey also spends part of the year in the West of Ireland (Co. Mayo) – source of many environmental and engineering stories.
Before starting her career in journalism, Tracey Logan trained as a BBC Sound Engineer. She sings with the London Philharmonic Choir & is currently studying for a UK pilot’s license.
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|Arctic Ocean 2009|
|Recording links on the shore at Prudhoe Bay - a thin white line of summer sea ice still visible on the Arctic Ocean's horizon.|