About

Mun Keat Looi is a Social Media Editor, Features Editor and science writer with 15 years experience in digital content, longform features, narrative storytelling, growth/audience engagement and social media. He is an author of two books, Big Questions in Science: The quest to solve the great unknowns (2013) and the Geek Guide to Life (2016).

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Mun-Keat was awarded the silver Rising Star Award at the 2015 British Media Awards and has written and produced news, features, podcasts, and videos for Quartz, The Guardian, BBC Focus, Chemistry World and others. Features he has edited have been critically acclaimed, including three squee moments when recommended in the New Yorker.

In previous lives, he headed up social strategy for Wellcome Trust, was on the Executive Committee of the Association of British Science Writers, and led a charity project that earned over £16,000 and widespread media coverage as a side hustle.

He gives regular talks and workshops on social media, digital journalism and science communication. He’s a verified Twitter user and nearly a quarter of a million people follow his recommendations on Pocket.