Research communications lead, N.C. State University
Matt Shipman is the research communications lead at N.C. State University. He previously worked as a reporter and editor in Washington, D.C., covering the nexus of science, politics and policy. Shipman is the author of The Handbook for Science Public Information Officers (2015, University of Chicago Press) and a contributing author to Science Blogging: The Essential Guide (2016, Yale University Press). He writes the Communication Breakdown blog for Nature and Spektrum’s SciLogs site, and has written about science communication for both Nature and Scientific American blogs. He is also a reviewer for HealthNewsReview.org.