Monday 25th June 2012

For details of session content and speakers see Programme 2012.

Here is a PDF copy of the programme.

Time Session/Break
09:00-09:30 Registration and Coffee
09:30-10:30 Keynote Speaker: Jay Rosen - Covering wicked problems
10:35-11:35 Parallel 1
  Contemporary Issues: The BBC Trust Review one year on. Essential Skills: Offbeat science stories Professional Development: Computer assisted reporting and data visualisation
11:35-12:00 Coffee
12:00-13:00 Parallel 2
  Contemporary Issues: Blurring the lines - the future of PR and journalism Essential Skills: Dragons' Den Professional Development: Narrative in science writing
13:00-14:15 Lunch
14:15-15:15 Parallel 3
  Contemporary Issues: The Leveson Inquiry - what does it mean for science journalism? Essential Skills: What can journalists do to uncover scientific misconduct? Professional Development: How I did that.
15:20-16:20 Parallel 4
  Contemporary Issues: Science does not punch its weight in the newsroom. Essential skills: Brain hacks Professional Development: So, you want to write a book?
16:20-16:50

Plenary: Is science journalism special?

Key:

Skills
Contemporary Issues
Professional Development