Silvia Bencivelli

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Silvia Bencivelli is a science journalist, writer and radio/TV broadcaster. She has been working for RAI, the Italian national public broadcasting company, for fifteen years as a presenter on various programmes. She writes about science for various publications, including La Repubblica, Le Scienze and Focus and teaches Science Journalism at La Sapienza – University of Rome and at the University of Bari, as well as Communication and Science Journalism at several institutions. Her works include the novel, My Witch Friends (Einaudi, 2017), and the essays Why We Like Music: Ear, Emotion, Evolution (Music Word Media Group), Èlamedicina, bellezza! – Perché è difficile parlare di salute (with Daniela Ovadia, Carocci, 2016) and Comunicare la scienza (with Francesco Paolo De Ceglia, Carocci, 2013). Her latest essay is entitled Sospettosi (Einaudi, May 2019). She has received numerous awards for her work as a journalist and editor.

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