Elizabeth Finkel

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Dr Elizabeth Finkel
Other namesLizzy Finkel
Alma materMonash University
University of Melbourne
OccupationAuthor, journalist, scientist, businesswoman
Spouse(s)Alan Finkel

Elizabeth "Lizzy" Finkel AM[1] is an Australian science journalist best known for her books Stem Cells: Controversy at the Frontiers of Science and The Genome Generation. She is editor-in-chief of COSMOS magazine[2] and previously worked as a broadcaster for ABC Radio National.[3] Her awards include the Michael Daley Award for Best Radio Feature Broadcast, the Queensland Premier's Literary Award (2004), Analytical Journalist of the Year (Publishers Australia, 2010) and Higher Education Journalist of the Year (National Press Club, 2011).[4][5] She is married to Australian neuroscientist and entrepreneur, Alan Finkel.



  • Finkel, Elizabeth (2005). Stem cells : controversy at the frontiers of science. Sydney: ABC Books.
  • — (2011). The genome generation. Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne UP.

Essays and reporting[edit]


  1. ^ Cosmos editor-in-chief receives Queen's Birthday honour
  2. ^ "Cost of blocking research". The Age. 8 November 2006. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Dr Elizabeth Finkel on Genetically Modified Food". University of Melbourne. Archived from the original on 1 May 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Editorial Team". Cosmos. Archived from the original on 5 November 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  5. ^ "Publishers Australia Excellence Awards 2010 Winners Announced". Publishers Australia. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 20 November 2012.

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