The UK Conference of Science Journalists 2020 is about taking your career to the next level.
With insights from some of the best science journalists in the world, you’ll meet new colleagues and collaborators, explore the industry transformations shaping our working lives, and learn new skills from the innovators and pioneers of our field.
The largest gathering of science journalists in the UK, the UK Conference of Science Journalists, is taking place on 13 October 2020 at the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
You can now register your interest to attend the conference.
UKCSJ2020 will have two tracks, tools&skills and trends. We are still finalizing session and speakers, but the ideas we’re working on include the following sessions:
WRITING A BRILLIANT BOOK PROPOSAL
LESSONS FROM FICTION FOR FEATURE-WRITERS
WRITING A KILLER NEWSLETTER
THE PERILS OF PRE-PRINTS
FREE MONEY! HOW TO WIN GRANTS
SELF-EXPERIMENTATION FOR JOURNALISTS
CYBERSECURITY FOR JOURNALISTS
MEET THE EDITORS
FUTURE STORIES LAB
DOS AND DON’TS OF PITCHING
THE TRUTH ABOUT TECH
HOW TO IDENTIFY PSEUDOSCIENCE
THE SCIENCE OF FACTS & BELIEFS
THE LANGUAGE OF CLIMATE
TIKTOK AND OTHER THINGS THE KIDS WANT THESE DAYS
PICTURE PERFECT: WHAT IMAGES *NOT* TO USE
MENTAL WELLBEING FOR SCIENCE JOURNALISTS
INCLUSION & YOUR SOURCES
CHARTBEAT ANONYMOUS: HOW SHOULD WE MEASURE SUCCESS?
UKCSJ2020 is organised by the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), an association for media professionals who cover science, medicine, environment, mathematics, engineering and technology, which has 650+ members and was founded in 1947. The 2020 conference will be the sixth edition of UKCSJ, which started in 2010.
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