Alina Schadwinkel
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Alina Schadwinkel

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Alina was born in 1987 and  studied science journalism with a focus on life sciences/medicine at TU Dortmund University. From 2009 to 2010, she was a trainee at »ZEIT Online« andthen freelance for various media and ZEIT editor from 2011 to 2012. Until 2013, Alina was deputy head of the life sciences department of the »New Scientist«. Subsequently six weeks with the IJP in South Africa. From October 2013 to December 2019, she was editor in the science department of »ZEIT Online« in Berlin. From then on, Managing Editor Online of »Spektrum der Wissenschaft«. Alina is the winner of the Georg von Holtzbrinck Prize for Science Journalism 2014 in the category of young talent and was awarded Top 30 under 30 of the year 2015. She was also nominated for the Grimme Online Award in the same year for the dossier on Down’s syndrome »Wer darf Leben?« and in 2021, awarded the »Prize for Science Journalism» of the DGK.

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