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.

Let us know what you would like featured by filling in this form.

If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibition opportunities, please e-mail info AT absw DOT org Dot uk

UK Conference of Science Journalists to be held at the Royal Society in London on 13 October 2020

The largest gathering of science journalists in the UK, the UK Conference of Science Journalists, is taking place on 13 October 2020 and is expected to attract up to 450 delegates. You can now register your interest to attend.

The venue for the UKCSJ2020, the sixth edition of the conference, will be the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

The Society’s fundamental purpose, reflected in its founding Charters of the 1660s, is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.

The Society has played a part in some of the most fundamental, significant, and life-changing discoveries in scientific history and Royal Society scientists continue to make outstanding contributions to science in many research areas.

The lead development sponsor for the UKCSJ2020 is EurekAlert!, an online global news service operated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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 600+ members and was founded in 1947.

We champion independence and excellence in reporting in these fields.

UKCSJ2020 will have two streams. Let us know what you would like featured by filling in this form.

If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibition opportunities, please e-mail info AT absw DOT org Dot uk

It's all systems go for the UKCSJ18 on Tuesday – see you there!

We are expecting some 250 delegates at our conference next week. 

 

Check out the latest programme here: Programme for UKCSJ2018

 

Haven’t booked yet? Last minute registration is open here: Register and pay for the UKCSJ18

 

Meet our sponsors here: Opportunities to support UKCSJ18

 

See you at 8:30am on Tuesday, 16th October, at The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Rd, London NW1 1ST, UK.

(Visit the Francis Crick Institute Website for detailed information on all the means of travelling to the venue.)

 

Twitter handle: @absw

Twitter hashtag: #ukcsj#ukcsj18

 

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