Take your career to the next level at UKCSJ2020

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:

Tools&skills

WRITING A BRILLIANT BOOK PROPOSAL

LESSONS FROM FICTION FOR FEATURE-WRITERS

WRITING A KILLER NEWSLETTER

THE PERILS OF PRE-PRINTS

 

GETTING PAID

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

 

Trends

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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