Alexandra O. Borissova (AKSON, Russia/Italy)
Covid19: dealing with uncertainties and politics
Dr. Alexandra O. Borissova is an award-winning Russian journalist and science communicator. She co-founded AKSON – the Russia Association for Science Communication and for two years led it as a president (2018-2020). She launched a national science journalists award, Rusnano Russian Sci&Tech Writer of the Year, and organised Russian Science Communication Forum. She is an academic supervisor of the master programme in science communication at the ITMO University (Saint-Petersburg, Russia). She taught science communication to researchers and students at the Rhine-Waal University, TU Delft, Max-Planck Institute for Demographical research, ITMO University.