He holds a degree in geography and switched to science-focused journalism.
Kolawole Talabi is a Nigerian journalist who covers environment and development stories. He holds a degree in geography and switched to science-focused journalism about in 2014 when he had the opportunity of participating in an investigative science journalism fellowship by SciDev.Net for which he uncovered lapses in the issuance of international certificate of vaccination in Nigeria during the 2014 Ebola crisis.
His story eventually won me the Next Generation of Science Journalists award given by the World Health Summit in Germany. Earlier in the year and was named a 2018 Knight Science Journalism fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where I will be conducting research on the future of cattle production especially in the coming age of robots where lab grown meats may replace the traditional grass-fed and grain-fed alternatives