Elisabetta Tola ia a journalist and science communicator. She lectures in data journalism, science communication and multimedia at the Master in Science Communication at Sissa, Trieste and other journalism schools.

She is the co-founder of the science communication agency Formicablu, radio presenter of the daily science programme Radio3Scienza on RAI Radio 3 and of the weekly tech&digital innovation programme Pensatech at Radio Città del Capo, Elisabetta is also a freelance contributor for Wired Italy, RaiExpo, L’Espresso and other science & tech media and for the Italian publisher Zanichelli.

She is co-founder of the iData research project, organiser of the first data journalism courses in Italy and of the Hacks & Hackers' Italian chapter, co-author of Wired Italy's #safeschools data investigation on seismic risk assessment in Italian schools. Elisabetta is also the founder of, a web lab for data-driven stories and tutorials.

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