Born in 1977, based in France
Viviane Thivent studied oceanology and decided to become a science journalist after one day spent in a newsroom. Since then, she worked for Le Monde, National Geographic France, La Recherche, The good life, Marie-Claire or XXI, questioning relationships between science and society. She is also the CEO of a transmedia company and the president of European Federation for Science Journalism
20 development countries are taking a major stride forward in the fight against cancer by developing national registers of the disease - an epidemiologic lesson for the French government.