Christine Sutton gained a PhD in particle physics from the University of Sheffield, followed by some time in research. After a period as Physical Sciences Editor for New Scientist she has since been active both in research and in writing and is author of several books, most recently (with Frank Close and Michael Marten) The Particle Odyssey. After 10 years at the University of Oxford, she became editor of the CERN Courier in 2003.
Kate Kahle began as a physicist before receiving an MSc in Science Communication at Imperial College London. She joined CERN in 2006 to communicate for CERN-led European projects after 5 years of editorial experience in the Pearson publishing group: Dorling Kindersley, Penguin Press and Longman Schools Science. She became the news editor of the CERN Courier in 2012.
Carolyn Lee is editorial assistant of the Cern Courier. She earned a bachelor's degree in English literature from Stony Brook University, and was a staff writer for the Traveler Watchman newspaper on Long Island, New York. She has worked at CERN since 2006.
John Swain compiles the Sciencewatch page from his base at Northeastern University in Boston. He received undergraduate degrees in physics and computer science from the University of Toronto, followed by a PhD from Toronto on research at DESY. He later joined the L3 experiment at CERN. Now a faculty member at Northeastern, he works on the CMS experiment at the LHC and the Pierre Auger Observatory as well as on a range of theoretical topics.
Marc Türler has been compiling Astrowatch sine May 2003. He has a master's in physics from the University of Geneva, followed by a PhD in Science (Astronomy and Astrophysics) in 2000 also at the University of Geneva. He is currently working as a scientist at the INTEGRAL Science Data Centre (ISDC) attached to the Observatory of the University of Geneva. His main research interest is the emission of jets in quasars.
Peggie Rimmer compiles the Archive page and occasionally writes book reviews for the CERN Courier. After obtaining undergraduate degrees in mathematics and physics from the University of Liverpool, she took a doctorate in nuclear physics from the University of Oxford and spent some time there as a Research Fellow. She joined CERN in 1970, specializing in on-line computing. Peggie retired in 2005..
Production Editor – print and web
Jesse Karjalainen joined IOP Publishing in mid-2007 and is responsible for production of both the print and web editions of CERN Courier, including layout and sub editing. He has a degree in journalism from Edinburgh Napier University and has worked for several magazines and national newspapers, including Hufvudstadsbladet and Helsinki Times (Finland). He is the author of The Joy of English: 100 illuminating conversations about the English language.
Luis Alvarez-Gaume, James Gillies and Horst Wenninger