Smriti Daniel is a freelance journalist based in Sri Lanka. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera, The Sunday Times, Scroll and The Hindu among many other publications. With over a decade in journalism, her science writing has focused on the intersections of health, innovation, technology and development. In 2013, she was named feature writer of the year by the Editor's Guild of Sri Lanka. She was one of the 10 selected Falling Walls Science Fellows 2016.