Editorial Director, Sciences et Avenir and La Recherche, France
Dominique Leglu is the editorial director of the scientific monthly Sciences et Avenir and of the quarterly La Recherche since January 2021 after having been director of the editorial boards (since 2003 and 2016 respectively). She writes editorials for the weekly business magazine Challenges.
She has a long career as a science journalist and editor, especially at the daily Libération, and the monthy Ciel & Espace
She is the auhor of several books among which Les dossiers noirs du nucléaire français (Presses de la Cité, with Monique and Raymond Sené, 2013), La menace chimique et biologique (with Claude Meyer, Ellipses, 2003), La menace : bioterrorisme, la guerre à venir (R. Laffont, 2002), Dinosaures story (with Catherine Mallaval, Calmann-Lévy, 1997), Supernova (Plon, 1989). She collaborates with BOUQUINS editions.
For TV, she co-created in 1992 for ARTE the magazine Archimède. She has been the author in 2002 of the mini-series Parlez-moi d’amours for France 2.
She has been the president of the french association of science journalists (AJSPI), representative to the European Union of Science Journalists Associations (EUSJA), and mentor in the SjCOOP project (2010-2012) of the World Federation of Science Journalists.
She received the Jean Perrin prize for scientific popularization from the French Society of Physics (1990) and the Grand prix de vulgarisation of the French Academy of sciences (1992).
She holds a PhD in nuclear and particle physics from Collège de France (1978), a Diploma from the Centre de Formation des Journalistes (1980), and a Diploma in Arms Control from the University of Marne-la-Vallée (2002).