A word of introduction from Elsevier, Lead Conference Partner


Representing the lead sponsor of the UK Conference of Science Journalists I would like to briefly introduce myself and my company, Elsevier.

Elsevier’s the world’s leading publisher of science and health information, serving more than 30 million scientists, students and health and information professionals worldwide. We help our customers advance science and health by providing world-class information and innovative tools that help them make critical decisions, enhance productivity and improve science and health outcomes.

Through our journals, including The Lancet, Cell and the American Journal of Medicine and our online products, such as ScienceDirect, MD Consult, Scopus and Reaxys, Elsevier supports the scientific research community in the development of break-through scientific discoveries.

We have worked with many of you previously to communicate news about the research we publish and the innovative research solutions we have created. I’m sure many of you receive our newsletter, the Elsevier Monthly Research Selection, summarising some of the most newsworthy science and health research that we publish, and providing access to our scientific database ScienceDirect,

Monday’s conference is about all the issues affecting your profession as a science journalist. As Elsevier and science journalists share a common interest - accurately reporting scientific information - I’m interested to listen to your stories, your experiences and developments in your field. Ultimately this knowledge should help us identify ways to improve our communications with you.

I therefore look forward to meeting you at the conference.  In the meantime, if you have any questions for me or would like to get in touch, please send me an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Harald Boersman, Senior Manager Corporate Relations, Elsevier