Nicolás de la Barrera

Nicolás de la Barrera


Nicolas is a freelance journalist, specialized in science, health and environment topics. In 2019, he won in the category of graphic journalism in Argentina at the third edition of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation contest, with support of Unesco and the Argentine Network of Scientific Journalism. In 2016, in the online course on Climate Change for Journalists, organized by the environmental journalism portal and the Earth Journalism Network, he was also the winner of a contest among professionals from Latin America. He contributes for SciDev.Net since July 2020.

Contact details: [email protected], @NicodelaBarrera

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Languages spoken: Spanish, English.

Areas of interest: Epidemiology, food, ecology, applied science, philosophy of science.

Local/Demographic Interests: Latin America, Argentina.

Topic Interests: Non-communicable diseases, HIV, nutrition, climate change, mental health, disabilities, neglected tropical diseases.

Professional memberships: Latin American Network of Journalists on HIV and AIDS.