About Tania Orbe

Tania Orbe Martínez. Corresponding scientific journalist for the science and development network SciDev.Net in Ecuador. Professor of journalism at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Co-editor of the annual monographic series #PerDebate and organizer of the international congress Periodismo en Debate, the most important in the country. Edits magazines, books and digital content and teaches conferences and workshops on scientific communication and dissemination. In 2014, she won the First Scientific Journalism Hack in Mexico with the regional scientific tourism project “Explora a Conciencia”. In 2008, she created the scientific dissemination magazine E-Ciencia, for the University of the Armed Forces (ESPE), which is still in circulation. She has worked as a health journalist in Vanguardia Magazine and economic an social reporter in Expreso Newspaper in Ecuador. Now she is part of ISWA ( International Science Writers Association) and MPC Network (Mexican science journalists).

Recent publications:
1. Andean agriculture: The crossroads of transgenics. Regional report with the journalists Daniel Meza (Peru), Ximena Serrano y Mara Brugés (Colombia. Historias sin fronteras project. June 21, 2021. https://www.transgenicosandinos.historiassinfronteras.com/index-en.html
2. Agua en Galápagos, un recurso en riesgo. Red de Ciencia y Desarrollo SciDev.Net. 15 de mayo de 2019. https://www.scidev.net/america-latina/agropecuaria/noticias/agua-en-galapagos-un-recurso-en-riesgo.html
3. La fiebre del cobre acaba con el bosque amazónico al sur del Ecuador. Revista Digital Plan V. 6 de marzo de 2019. https://www.planv.com.ec/historias/sociedad/la-fiebre-del-cobre-acaba-con-el-bosque-amazonico-al-sur-del-ecuador
4. #PerDebate, publicación científica sobre tendencias de periodismo. Coeditora de 4 ediciones (noviembre 2017 al 2020). Universidad San Francisco de Quito. http://revistas.usfq.edu.ec/index.php/perdebate/issue/archive
5. Pueblos nativos cercados por enfermedades no trasmisibles. Red de Ciencia y Desarrollo SciDev.Net. 18 de julio de 2018. https://www.scidev.net/america-latina/gobernanza/noticias/pueblos-nativos-cercados-por-enfermedades-no-trasmisibles.html
6. Economía o ambiente, la encrucijada minera de Sudamérica. Red de Ciencia y Desarrollo SciDev.Net. 13 de mayo de 2018. https://www.scidev.net/america-latina/medio-ambiente/especial/economia-o-ambiente-la-encrucijada-minera-de-sudamerica.html
7. La ciencia vs. la política en marcha (The science vs. the policy in march). Revista Digital Plan V. 25 de abril de 2017. http://www.planv.com.ec/historias/sociedad/la-ciencia-vs-la-politica-marcha

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