Dr Vivienne Raper

Dr Vivienne Raper was formerly Science Editor at the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and at its free weekly email news digest, commentary service and website BioNews. She is a freelance journalist and copywriter specialising in science and health, and has written for publications including the Biologist, Cambridge Alumni Magazine, the East London Advertiser, the Ecologist, Ethical Living, the Financial Times, How It Works, the Nursing Times, P3 Pharmacy, Science, the South London Press, Southwark News, spiked and the Wall Street Journal. She has written brochure and press pack material for organisations including the UK Government's Department of Health, the Royal Society of Chemistry, Johnson and Johnson, and the Healthcare Commission (now subsumed into the Care Quality Commission).