Maria Delaney is the editor of Noteworthy, an award-winning crowdfunded investigative journalism platform from TheJournal.ie that supports independent and impactful public interest journalism.
As an investigative journalist, she specialises in health, social justice and science. Previously, as a freelance science and health journalist, her work appeared in The Sunday Times, Business Post, The Irish Times, Ars Technica, among others, as well as on RTÉ Radio 1 and Newstalk.
Recent recognition of her work includes the Journalism Excellence Award from the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards 2021 and a Justice Media Award 2022 for Human Rights and Social Justice Reporting for Noteworthy's TOUGH START series that investigated the uphill battle facing Traveller children in Ireland. She is also the recipient of two awards from the Association of British Science Writers.
She is also the current president of the Irish Science & Technology Journalists’ Association (ISTJA).