Sarah Olson is a student science writer and professional book reviewer. She has been published in outlets including Science Magazine and was a 2018 undergraduate travel fellow with the National Association of Science Writers. She was a recipient of the Distinguished Student Award from the New York Academy of Sciences and holds a scholarship from the California Internship and Work Experience Association. She has previously interned for Purdue University’s News Service as a science writer and the MiraCosta College STEM Learning Center as a social media coordinator. Sarah currently lives in Oregon and works full-time at an independent bookstore curating their science and nature sections. She will be finishing her degrees in microbiology and science writing at Oregon State University.
You can follow me on Twitter @ReadMoreScience where I tweet about books, science news, and advocate for women in STEM. My personal favorite books include Lab Girl by Hope Jahren, Inferior by Angela Saini, I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong, and The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan.
Science Writing Clips
- Gods and Robots by Adrienne Mayor, book review for Science Magazine
- Forecasting model could predict which bills get passed, Purdue University press release
- Mapping the Brain with Data Science, Purdue University press release
- Purdue receives $2.6 million DOE grant for high-energy physics research, Purdue University press release
- Foodborne disease prevention next topic for Science on Tap, Purdue University press release
- Duke Energy Academy to bring hands-on STEM learning to students, teachers, Purdue University press release
- Losing the doubt: How scientists can make the change from “aspiring” to actual, Shenova Science Fashion blog guest post
- California models regulations on high-emission industries, NASW coverage of 2018 AAAS Meeting
- Imagining the Next 100 Years of Science and Technology, New York Academy of Sciences Magazine, Fall 2017 Issue