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Narrative in Science Writing

It's all about addictive reads. Tom Levenson, Richard Fisher, Manjit Kumar and Alok Jha discuss.

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Session Audio

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Session Review

Daniel Sharpe, UKCSJ Student Scholar, reviews the session here.

Live Blog

and here is some first reaction from Joseph Faulkner on the live blog.

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The UK Conference of Science Journalists is organised by the Association of British Science Writers.

Last held Wednesday 18 June 2014.

The next UKCSJ will take place in 2016

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Archive material of all three UKCSJ's (2010/2012/2014) including full audio of all sessions/write ups and video footage can be accessed through the main menu. 

Dragons' Den

Three aspiring Science Journalists pitched their ideas to the Dragons at UKCSJ14, one individual went on to have a story commissioned and published by Research Fortnight.

Find out more about the competition and the session


UKCSJ 2014 - Date and Venue Announced
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
The date and venue for UKCSJ2014 have now been announced.  The conference will take place on Wednesday 18 June 2014 at The Royal Society, London.   Registrations will not open until Spring 2014 but you can register your interest... Read More...
Elsevier Lead Conference Partner for 2014
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
The ABSW is delighted to announce that Elsevier are supporting the UKCSJ for a third year as our Lead Conference Partner.   Speaking about the 2012 UKCSJ Harald Boersma, Director Corporate Relations, Elsevier said: “You ran the... Read More...
UK Conference of Science Journalists - organised by the ABSW
Thursday, 17 April 2014
UK Conference of Science Journalists (UKCSJ) A biennial Conference organised by the ABSW - last held in 2014   A full day of discussion and debate with three key aims:    To discuss and debate contemporary issues in science... Read More...