International news editor at Science (The Netherlands)

Martin Enserink

Martin Enserink is International News Editor at Science magazine. He has a Master's degree in biology from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He worked as a reporter at Science's headquarters in Washington, D.C. for 5 years, spent 8 years in Paris as a European correspondent, and was Science's European News Editor from 2011 to 2018. He's currently based in Amsterdam. Martin's writing has focused on infectious diseases, global health, science policy, and research misconduct. He has covered disease outbreaks on four continents. He won the Communications Award of the American Society for Microbiology in 2004, 2008, and 2012, and was one of three finalists for the 2018 European Science Writer of the Year award. Martin has mentored science reporters in Nigeria, Cameroon, Kenya, and Zimbabwe for 2.5 years as part of SjCOOP, a program run by the World Federation of Science Journalists. He also designed and wrote an online course, Covering Ebola, together with Helen Branswell. He is co-chair of the Program Committee for WCSJ2019.