ABSW Key News/Dates
ABSW AGM - Thursday 30 March 2017 - Central London tbc
ABSW Awards 2017
Entries for the 2017 ABSW Science Writers Awards for Britain and Ireland open on Wednesday 18 January 2017 and close on Friday 24 February at midnight
The ABSW awards ceremony will be held on Thursday 25 May 2017 in London
The awards are supported by Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
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Location: Hull or Watford, UK
Smith & Nephew is a diversified multinational, FTSE100 advanced medical technology business with over 15,000 employees and has an annual turnover of more than $4.6 billion.
We are looking for an experienced medical or scientific communicator, with a track record in a medical device, pharmaceutical or medical education environment.
Sex, Lies, and Brain Scans: How fMRI reveals what really goes on in our minds by Julia Gottwald (ABSW member) & Barbara Sahakian
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year of publication: 2017
The recent explosion of neuroscience techniques has been game-changing in terms of understanding the human brain. One of the key techniques is functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), which allows us to observe brain activity in real time. Already fMRI has been used to detect conscious activity in some patients who had all indications of being in a vegetative state, and even enabled us to communicate with some of them. This is just one of the many striking areas in which fMRI can be used to 'read minds'.
Science Journalist sought
Location: Germany, Frankfurt
On behalf of our client – one of the world´s leading speciality chemicals companies we are searching for a Science Journalist who combines a deep knowledge of biology (nutrition resp. microbiology) issues and scientific writing.
Are you a scientist that would love the opportunity for global travel to world-class laboratories and scientific conferences? Are you excited about staying at the forefront of scientific research outside of the lab? Are you looking to develop a career in publishing or communication?