Chris Matthews is a web-editor for Investigate Europe. He has a background in journalism and the nonprofit sector.

He has reported from several countries across Africa as a freelance journalist with his work published by The Guardian, BBC, The Economist and Vice, among others. More recently, he has worked on research and communications for an international human rights charity and an environmental investigations NGO in the UK. 

Chris Matthews, web-editor, Investigate Europe

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Chris Matthews
Web Content Editor & Coordinator
United Kingdom

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Universities Accept Fossil Fuel Funding

  • Education
  • Energy
  • Finance

OXFORD – Fuelling academia: OpenDemocracy and Investigate Europe find that Europe’s leading universities have received at least €260 million from fossil fuel giants and taken advice on degree curricullae. 

universities funding in europe

Mine games: Europe’s hunt for critical raw materials

  • Data Journalism
  • Energy
  • Industry

KIRUNA - This investigation sheds light on what lies beneath the EU’s ‘green mining’ ambitions, and offers a unique perspective on the continent’s quest for critical raw materials, such as lithium, nickel, copper and rare earth elements needed for the future.

looking for alternatives to China and Russia to dig crucial minerals