Réka Nagy

I am a PhD student at the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. I use large family-based datasets to unravel how genetics shapes our health. When I’m not busy writing scripts and analysing data, I communicate science through various formats. I’ve recently started designing my own evolution-themed board game using the prize from “I’m A Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!”.

Scepticism of science explained

Scepticism of science is on the rise, and influential people are touting personal beliefs and unfounded claims as fact. Using interviews and meta-analysis of existing research on science scepticism,...