School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK - Richard Stone

Richard Stone

Richard Stone

Work History
July 2005 -

Asia News Editors, Science Magazine
Assign and edit articles on Asian science, with a focus on China; manage staff writes in Japan and India and freelancers across the continent.

Sept 2004 -
July 2005

Visiting Scholar, Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
As a Fulbright Scholar, lectured at Kazakh National University and researched the legacy of the Semipalatinsk test range in northern Kazakhstan.

2003 - 2004 Visiting Writer in Science, St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Lectured on science and environmental journalism and ran a writing workshop at the University of Cambridge in England.
2000 - 2004 European News Editor, Science Magazine
Assigned and edited articles on European science; managed staff writers across the continent; wrote on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, including Russia, specializing in nonproliferation of nuclear and biological weapons.
1997 - 2000 Deputy News Editor, Science Magazine
Assigned and edited articles on environmental and behavioral sciences; wrote on the former Soviet Union; managed ScienceNOW, a daily Web news service.
1995 - 1996 Lecturer, Rostov State University, Russia
As a Fulbright Scholar, taught science and environmental journalism. Edited a student newspaper on environmental issues in southwestern Russia.
1991 - 1995

Writer, Science Magazine
Covered environmental science and biotechnology; edited ScienceScope, a weekly column of science policy news briefs.


1991 M.S., science communication, University of California, Santa Cruz

B.S., biology, Cornell University

2004 - 2005 Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
2004 - 2005 Fulbright Scholar, Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
2002 American Institute of Biological Sciences’ Science Writing Award
2001 Pan American Health Organization’s International Journalism Award
2001 Walter Sullivan Science Writing Award from the American Geophysical Union
1997 Arthur Burns Fellowship at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in Germany
1995 Evert Clark Award for Science Journalism

Woods Hole Marine Biology fellowship to study molecular biology and to visit the Toolik Lake long-ecological research site in northern Alaska