Karl Leif Bates

Position/Organization: director of Research Communications, Duke University

A 15-year veteran of newspaper journalism and former winner of the AAAS science writing award, Karl Bates edits and writes research news from all units of Duke and runs a monthly online magazine featuring multimedia storytelling. Bates serves on the advisory boards of EurekAlert! and the Science and Medical Journalism Program at the University of North Carolina, and is a founding member of the Science Communicators of North Carolina (SCONC).