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Douglas Blane

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Full name Douglas Blane
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Education. Science, especially science and society. Children and young people.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing
Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09

Biography

1400 published articles and reports on education, science, business and technology. Clients include Times Educational Supplement, Guardian, Herald, Learning and Teaching Scotland and Children in Scotland. Sound understanding of UK education and the constraints and creative potential of the modern classroom. Influences of information and communications technology a speciality. Well-developed interviewing skills. Good at pulling the threads of a complex story together and telling it in an interesting, accessible way. Part-time creative writing tutor at Glasgow University. Former research scientist and teacher. Particularly interested in how to engage young people with the scientific issues, discoveries and developments that will shape all their lives.

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