Jeanne Rubner

Jeanne Rubner has been head of the science and education desk at the German Public Broadcasting in Munich since 2012. Prior to her actual position, where she is responsible for several Radio and TV shows, she was a reporter and editor for the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Germanys leading national daily paper. She had positions in the science, domestic and foreign politics sections. Jeanne Rubner studied physics and history of science in Regensburg, Strasbourg and with a Fulbright scholarship at the University of Washington in Seattle. She holds a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from the Technical University of Munich. She is author of several books on science, politics and education. For her science writing she was awarded 2008 the newly created Universitas Prize for Science Journalism from the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Foundation.



Ignite Talks

A series of fast-paced talks to bring challenges of science storytelling to life with leading innovators and specialists in new media, publishing and public engagement with science...


Ignite Panel: The journey of science stories: from innovation to public awareness

Moderation: Jeanne Rubner, Senior Editor Science and Education, Bayrischer Rundfunk, Germany

With Ignite Talkers, joined by Prof. Dr. Elisabeth André, Chair and Full Professor, Human-Centered Multimedia, Institute for Computer Science, University of Augsburg, Germany Member Leopoldina, Member Academia Europae, Member AcademiaNet, ECCAI Fellow...


Fireside Chat: A clash or a match? What scientists and media professionals really think of each other.

A no-holds-barred debate between leading experts with clashing opinions on core issues of science and media through the lens of the innovation and ethical problems behind human enhancement. ..