Claire Asher

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Freelance science writer, performer and comedian interested in biology, ecology and conservation.

Available for science writing, editing, interviews and live events.


8th June 2023

I'm honoured to be a finalist for the ABSW Awards 2023! My article for Mongabay, "Unseen crisis: Threatened gut microbiome also offers hope for world", has been nominated for Feature of the Year – General Audience.

22nd May 2023

On 18th June I'll be recording a special live episode of the Robot Talk podcast as part of the Great Exhibition Road Festival and the UK Festival of Robotics. Advance tickets are available here.

30th September 2022

The Robot Talk podcast is back for Season 3 and I'll now be releasing episodes weekly!

20th September 2022

Exciting news! MIT Press are offering 50% off 150 of their best-selling titles, including my book! If you're based in the U.S. you can get Brave Green World half price until the 30th September using the code BigSummerSale22

3rd May 2022

I'm excited to be taking part in Sam and Hana's new online comedy night, Well... I fucked up, on the 18th May!

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