Chrissie Giles specialises in writing, commissioning and editing long-form features. She works mainly on biology and medical topics, and has a particular interest in palliative and end-of-life care.
After studying biochemistry at the University of Leeds, she completed a master’s degree in science communication in 2003. She has been working as a writer and editor ever since.
She has worked in medical communications and scientific publishing, and even enjoyed a brief detour into the heady world of motor caravan journalism. She is currently commissioning editor at the Wellcome Trust’s open-access publication Mosaic, which publishes long-form pieces and is dedicated to exploring the science of life.
'Cinderella Law': criminalising parental authority?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick