Student scholarships UKCSJ18 – open to all European students until Wed 3 October 2018

Are you a journalism student thinking of specialising in science, technology or engineering?

Are you a science, technology, engineering student who is considering journalism as a career? 

Apply for a student scholarship to attend the UK Conference of Science Journalists 2018 in London, where the focus will be on new and emerging technologies and digital innovations in media and reporting. The goal is to help you future-proof your career by learning about the latest key media trends and pick up new digital tools and skills that are becoming essential to freelancing or thriving in the augmented newsroom.

As the UKCSJ18 is now less than a month away (Tue 16 October) there is a tight time-scale for applying for the scholarships.   You will need to complete the student scholarship application form by Wed 3 October and will be informed of your success or otherwise on Fri 5 October to provide time for you to make necessary travel and accommodation arrangements.

The scholarship will cover the cost of standard class return travel and any necessary transfers, plus bed and breakfast in a budget hotel (approx £100 per night).

Find out more about the UKCSJ18 programme

Apply for a student scholarship

If you have any queries please contact Sallie Robins This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The student scholarships have been made possible by the ABSW’s scholarships partner UK Research and Innovation

 

 

 

 

Pre-conference workshop on facts in the media added to UKCSJ18 programme: apply to attend by 28 September

 

The ABSW has partnered up with the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) on a special addition to the programme of the UK Conference of Science Journalists 2018.

The pre-conference workshop on facts in the media is aimed at science reporters and is organised by WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum (find them on Twitter here: @newspaperworld).

The workshop Science in the Media – Keeping the Facts Straight will take place on 15th October in the Cotton Room of the British Library in London, just around the corner from the UKCSJ2018 main venue, the Francis Crick Institute.

The start time is 09:30am for 10:00am and the workshop will end at 16:30. It will be followed by drinks and dinner (venue TBC).

The workshop is free to UKCSJ2018 registrants but places are limited. To apply, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the following information: your name, title, email address, contact phone number, the organisation you work/freelance for, and whether you work in a newsroom. The deadline for applications is 28 September.

Further information on the workshop:

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Last chance to save registrations now open

Last chance to save registration for the UKCSJ18 is now open with discounted registration rates.   

Our super early bird and early bird tickets are now sold out. But you can still join nearly 200 science writers and editors who have already booked by registering with our last chance to save offer below.

Register now as these rates are only available until the end of September 2018.

Last chance to save rates

ABSW members £120 inc VAT (Full ticket price £150)

ABSW student members £50 inc VAT (Full ticket price £60)

All other £250 inc VAT (Full ticket price £300)

Why not join the ABSW today to make the most of the members' rates and all other member benefits?   You can reserve your place at the Conference by registering and paying at the ABSW membership rate and then make sure your complete our membership application form.

We look forward to seeing you at the UKCSJ18 in London this October.

Register and pay for the UKCSJ18

 

 

 

 

 

Programme for UKCSJ2018 is now out: come and future-proof your career

The UK Conference of Science Journalists 2018 will focus on new and emerging technologies and digital innovations in media and reporting. Our programme with confirmed speakers is now available below.  

The goal is to help you future-proof your career by learning about the latest key media trends and picking up new digital tools and skills that are becoming essential to freelancing or thriving in the augmented newsroom.

Have a look at the programme below and don’t miss out on the heavily discounted early bird registration that is valid until end of August. If you haven’t registered already, come and join more than 100 science writers and editors who have already booked.

Here is the programme for the UKCSJ2018, which is taking place on Tuesday 16th October 2018 at the Francis Crick Institute in London, with lead sponsorship from Eurekalert!, an online global news service operated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science:

 

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