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The Committee

The Association of British Science Writers is run by an annually elected committee on behalf of its members.  The ABSW also has an appointed Honorary President: Professor Colin Blakemore. Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy in the School of Advanced Study, University of London and Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oxford, who was reappointed for a further 3 years at the 2014 AGM. 

Name Area(s) of responsibility or expertise Day Job
Martin Ince President (Elected 2014 AGM can only remain in post for 3 consecutive years)  Freelance
Harriet Bailey  Treasurer (Re-elected 2014 AGM) Freelance TV research
Connie St Louis European Representative (Re-elected 2014 AGM) Director of City's Science Journalism MA, 
Mico Tatalovic  Re-elected 2014 AGM  News Editor, SciDev.Net
Rebecca Hill  Events (Re-elected 2014 AGM)  Reporter, Research Fortnight

Victoria Parsons

(Co-opted as Student member)

Students/Events (Co-opted after 2014 AGM) City University MA Science Journalism
Katharine Sanderson New member elected at 2014 AGM Freelance

Barbara Melville

(Co-opted as Student Member)

New member co-opted after 2014 AGM Writer in Residence at the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine/BSc Student
Wendy Grossman Re-elected at 2014 AGM  Freelance

Bob Ward

(Co-optd as Associate Member)

Co-opted at 2014 AGM  Policy and Communications Director, Grantham Institute LSE
Max Bingham  Website Manager (non-committee member)  Freelance 

 

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