Samantha Young


Samantha has a PhD in reproductive biology/genetics. She spent 3 years in Japan learning genetic techniques to investigate male factor infertility (but sadly not Japanese). In her former life she worked worldwide as a remedial massage therapist both on land and at sea. Nowadays she works as a science communicator and medical writer and has been accused of being enthusiastic about almost everything. In her defence, the world is infinitely interesting and constantly in need of investigation.


Science and technology is as much a part of our cultural fabric as art, music, theatre and literature. They play a significant role in our daily lives, yet, in a world dependent on science, we often take them for granted. Australia’s Science Channel believes every citizen has a right, and a responsibility, to be informed, and our mission is to create programs to bring that about.