Aspasia Daskalopoulou

I’m a science and data journalist based in London U.K..

I’m a data science writer for the SaaS company Geckoboard. I was the science editor of the Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini and a founding member of Athens Science Festival, the largest science fair in Greece. I worked in the production of science and social documentaries in the U.S.A. and in Greece. I've studied data journalism, and science and medical journalism in the U.S.A., and environmental science in Greece.

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my expertise and my passion

Building people’s awareness on the role that science and data play in their lives.

Data Journalism

I'm working as a data science writer and communicator. I've recently completed the Lede programme for Data Journalism at Columbia University.

Science Journalism

I was the science editor of "Kathimerini," a leading Greek newspaper, and science contributor to various publications and scientific research centers.

Investigative Journalism

I've investigated and researched topics of social significance for a documentary series for Greek television.

Creative Production

I'm a founding member of the Athens Science Festival. I've served as its Head of Communication and editor-in-chief of its website.

Science Documentaries

I have produced hour-long documentaries for National Geographic Channel and researched documentaries for PBS.

Book Translation

I'm translating popular science books from English to Greek for the Crete University Press publishing house.

Here’s a selecetion of my work.

Data Visualization Tips

My most recent project it to produce an illustrated cheatsheet to help people create simpler and more efficient charts to spread their data.

Athens Science Festival

With a group of science enthousiasts we founded Athens Science festival in Greece in 2014.

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