Independent science journalist (The Netherlands)
Joseph (Jop) de Vrieze
Jop de Vrieze (1983) started working as a science journalist after obtaining his bachelor in biomedical sciences and master in science communication in 2008. He has developed into a leading science journalist in his country and publishes on a regular base in international media. He combines investigative in depth reporting with a narrative style and focuses on the interface between science and society. He published two popular scientific books. In 2015 he became Dutch science writer of the year and in 2016, together with his wife Zvezdana Vukojevic, he was awarded a AAAS Kavli Science Journalism gold award. In 2018 he published an in depth story in Science Magazine about the limitations of meta-analyses.