About Us

Learn more about Fight Malaria.

Fight Malaria assimilates malaria research and communicates key findings in podcast form. It also interviews scientists and decision-makers from around the world.

It was created by Thomas Locke, a student in the UK, to improve public understanding of the disease. Since it’s inception in 2016, it’s been featured on the BBC and was recently awarded a Gold CREST Award from the British Science Association.

On location at Durham University

Fight Malaria assimilates malaria research and communicates key findings in podcast form. It also interviews scientists and decision-makers from around the world.

It was created by Thomas Locke, a student in the UK, to improve public understanding of the disease. Since it’s inception in 2016, it’s been featured on the BBC and was recently awarded a Gold CREST Award from the British Science Association.

On location at Durham University

Offering

What we do.

Malaria Minute

The Malaria Minute podcast brings you global malaria news in sixty seconds. Updated weekly.

Five Minutes

The Five Minutes podcast interviews key stakeholders in the fight against malaria.

Hot Topics

In Hot Topics, we explore pertinent issues concerning the modern-day fight against malaria.

Malaria Quiz

Our quiz offers users the chance to test their understanding of malaria biology and epidemiology.

The Team

The people behind Fight Malaria.

Thomas Locke

Thomas Locke

Editor

Thomas is a student in the UK with an interest in global public health. He founded Fight Malaria in 2016 and is responsible for content creation and web development.

Dr Katharine Collins

Dr Katharine Collins

Scientific Advisor

Katharine is a postdoctoral research fellow at Radboud University Medical Centre, specialising in malaria transmission and the development and evaluation of malaria vaccines.

Ingeborg van Schayk

Distribution Partner

Ingeborg is a malaria communications scientist and the Editor of MalariaWorld, a scientific network of more than 10,000 malaria professionals from 140 countries. Malaria Minute is shared with its members.

Dr Elena Gómez-Díaz

Interim Scientific Advisor

Elena is principal investigator at the Institute of Parasitology and Biomedicine López Neyra of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). She is interested in understanding epigenetic mechanisms implicated in phenotypic variation and transcriptional regulation in human infectious diseases, like malaria.

Partners

Who we work with.

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