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David and Goliath: ABSW anonymous survey re your creative rights and unfair contract practice

ABSW Event: In conversation with Professor Sir Mark Walport 29/10/14 - London

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The 3rd UK Conference of Science Journalists Wednesday 18 June 2014 in London.  Read all about it, video and audio now posted

ABSW Awards 2014

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The winners of the ABSW Awards 2014, supported by Janssen R&D, were announced at the annual award's ceremony held after the UKCSJ on Wednesday 18th June 2014 in London.  Congratulations to the winners and all those shortlisted.

More about the Awards here

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In Conversation with Mark Walport - ABSW and Science Museum Lates Event Report

Monday, 10 November 2014 - [<a href="//storify.com/BekiHill/in-conversation-with-mark-walport" target="_blank">View the story "In Conversation with Mark Walport" on Storify</a>] Read More...

David and Goliath

Monday, 03 November 2014 - By Mike Harrison © Mike Harrison   I represent the ABSW on the national committee of the Creators’ Rights Alliance. We’re conducting a piece of anonymous research to determine the extent of unfair contract practices experienced... Read More...

President's Update October 2014

Monday, 20 October 2014 - Martin’s update Welcome to the first in what I intend to be regular updates on what is happening within your Association. The ABSW no longer has a regular newsletter and our website, google discussion group (ABSW-L) and twitter and Facebook... Read More...

ABSW Leaves EUSJA

Monday, 14 July 2014 - Statement from the ABSW Board regarding EUSJA   The Association of British Science Writers has been a member of the European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations (EUSJA), for many years and pays an annual fee for its membership.... Read More...

Winners Announced for 2014 Journalism Awards

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 - The winners of the Association of British Science Writers Awards for Britain and Ireland 2014 were announced at an Awards ceremony tonight (Wednesday 18 June).  Speaking at the ceremony Martin Ince, President of the ABSW, said; ‘It was... Read More...
ABSW Event: In conversation with Professor Sir Mark Walport
Monday, 13 October 2014 - Latest news:   Read about it in tweets - Storify now published   The Association of... Read More...
Nigel Calder Memorial Meeting
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - Advance notice regarding a memorial meeting for long standing ABSW member, Nigel Calder  ... Read More...
ABSW Panel Debate on Investigative Journalism - live blog
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 - Video to follow...   window.cilAsyncInit = function() { cilEmbedManager.init() }; (function()... Read More...
ABSW Panel Debate on Investigative Journalism
Thursday, 13 February 2014 - The live blog for this event will kick off at 6:45pm Wednesday 5th March. The Association of... Read More...
AGM Set for Thursday 27 March 2014
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 - The date of the ABSW AGM will be Thursday 27th March 2014.   Of course further reminders and... Read More...
Mark Miodownik wins Royal Society Winton Prize for Books 2014
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - From the Royal Society website...   Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books   Mark... Read More...
Science and Technology Journalist of the Year - Finalists announced British Journalism Awards
Monday, 10 November 2014 - The finalists in the Press Gazette British Journalism Awards have now been announced.   A few... Read More...
Winners named in 2014 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards competition
Monday, 10 November 2014 - Press Release issued by AAAS 6 Nov 2014   Stories exploring the complexities of human biology,... Read More...
Contributoria.com - the love child of Medium and Kickstarter
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 - A new online platform that changes the way in-depth articles are produced has recently been... Read More...
ScienceDirect - online access to Elsevier Journals
Thursday, 30 January 2014 - ScienceDirect provides online access to all Elsevier journals.   Journalists can search for... Read More...

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