Dr Jeanne Rubner
Jeanne Rubner, born in 1961, is head of the “Wissen und Bildung aktuell” (Current Knowledge and Education) department at Bayrischer Rundfunk. Previously, she worked at Süddeutsche Zeitung on the topics of science and domestic and foreign policy. She studied physics and history of science in Regensburg, Strasbourg and Seattle and did her doctorate in theoretical biophysics at the Technical University of Munich, where she now has a teaching position. She is the author of numerous books about science, energy and educational policy. She has been awarded the Universitas-Preis für Wissenschaftsjournalismus der Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Stiftung (Universitas Prize for Science Journalism of the Hanns Martin Schleyer Foundation) and the Medaille für Naturwissenschaftliche Publizistik der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft (Medal for Natural Science Journalism of the German Physical Society).