Michele Catanzaro is a journalist based in Barcelona (Spain). He has a PhD in Physics. He works as a freelance for outlets like Nature, El Periódico de Catalunya and others. He is co-author of the book “Networks: A Very Short Introduction” (Oxford University Press, 2012) and of the documentary “Fast Track Injustice: The Óscar Sánchez Case” (2014). His work has been recognized by several awards: King of Spain, Golden Nymph, European Science Writer of the Year, Prismas, and Colombine, among others. He has received grants from the Journalism Fund and the European Journalism Center, among others. He has been Journalist in Residence at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies.
Within the framework of “The New New” fellowship, 24 thought leaders in twelve projects from across Europe spent six months working on visions of inclusive digital futures. The fellows have provided very concrete opportunities and pathways with a wide range of content, formats and media that empower people in our digital world.
The use of VioGén that assesses the risk of gender violence in Spain since 2007 has shown that a well-staffed and specifically educated police is vital for its success. At the sixth stop of our AlgoRail through Europe, Michele Catanzaro reports how the algorithm has been continuously refined to help Spanish women and children stop suffering. In […]