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Ms. Short left C&EN in May 2009.

Patricia Layman Short, Senior Correspondent

Patricia Layman Short

Phone: +44-20-8870-6884

Fax: +44-20-8874-4633


Fields of coverage: Chemical industry in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; chemicals trade; chemical-industry safety, health, and environmental concerns.

Education: B.A. in journalism and chemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1968; graduate work in chemistry at the University of Nebraska and Fordham University, New York City, 1968-69; M.S. in business, London Business School, 1986.