Melissa Davey is medical editor of Guardian Australia and has been covering health for more than a decade.
She won a Walkley Award in 2019 in the Women in Leadership category for her investigation into disgraced gynaecologist Emil Shawky Gayed.
In 2023 the investigation she led into concussion in sport, including an examination of the spurious scientific evidence informing concussion guidelines, triggered an AFL inquiry and saw her and her colleagues win a Melbourne Press Club Quill award in the ‘Investigation’ category.
She is half way through completing her masters of Public Health.
Join Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz (Health Nerd) and the award-winning science journalists Melissa Davey and Liam Mannix in this panel discussion looking at science in the media and how to avoid being misled by the headlines you read.