Ankur Paliwal

Independent Science Journalist, Contributing Editor at Business Standard, and co-founder of Land Conflict Watch

Ankur Paliwal is a journalist who writes at the intersection of science and human condition.

Ankur Paliwal

Author Biography

Ankur Paliwal is an independent journalist. He divides his time between coordinating Land Conflict Watch and exploring stories about science, global health, gender and the environment.

In the seven years of his journalism career, Paliwal has reported from India, New York, Germany and Ethiopia. His writings have appeared in Down To Earth, Scroll.in and DNA newspaper in India, and Nautilus, Global Post and Nova Next (online magazines) in the USA.

Paliwal won Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2016 at World Health Summit in Berlin. He has an MA degree in science writing from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. He currently lives in New Delhi.

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