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The 2014 Judges:

Connie St Louis (Chair) 

Past President, ABSW.   European Representative, ABSW Executive Board. Broadcast Journalist and Director, Science Journalism MA, City University
 
Ehsan Masood 
Editor, Research Fortnight and Research Europe
 
Leo Enright 
Broadcaster, Journalist, Science Communicator
 
Caroline van den Brul 
Former change leader, award winning BBC television producer and Guardian research fellow from Nuffield College, Oxford 
 
Bill Hartnett
Head of Media Relations, The Royal Society 
 
Deborah Cohen
Investigations Editor, BMJ
 
Ananyo Bhattacharya
Science journalist. Community editor, The Economist
 
Martin Robbins
Columnist at Vice.  Blogger for the Guardian and New Statesman
 
Katharine Sanderson
Freelance science journalist.  Member of the ABSW Executive Board
 
Dick Ahlstrom
Science Editor, The Irish Times
 
Vivienne Parry
Science journalist and author
 
Wendy Barnaby
Freelance science editor and journalist
 
Jo Marchant
Freelance journalist specialising in science and history
 
NB:   The short listing of the Student Science Blog prize is being carried out by the entrants who are all required to assess and mark others entries, partly as an experiment and partly to reflect the spirit of the blogging community.   This phase is being co-ordinated by Good Thinking, the final winner and runners up will be selected by the judging panel as for all other awards. 
 
The 2013 Judges:

Connie St Louis (Chair)

President, ABSW, Broadcast Journalist and Director, Science Journalism MA, City University

Ehsan Masood

Editor, Research Fortnight and Research Europe

Sue Nelson

Freelance Journalist and Broadcaster

Leo Enright

Broadcaster, Journalist, Science Communicator

Caroline van den Brul

Former change leader, award winning BBC television producer and Guardian research fellow from Nuffield College, Oxford

Jane Aldous

Executive Producer, Freelance

Bill Hartnett

Head of Media Relations, The Royal Society

David Dickson

Founding Director, SciDev.net

Deborah Cohen

Investigations Editor, BMJ

Mark Peplow

Freelance Science Journalist

Ananyo Bhattacharya

Chief Online Editor, Nature

Roger Highfield

Director of External Affairs, Science Museum Group

The 2012 Judges:

Connie St.Louis (Chair)

President of the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), Broadcast Journalist and Director, Science Journalism MA, City University

Mark Henderson

Head of Communications, Wellcome Trust.   Formerly Science Editor, The Times

Martin Robbins

Researcher and science writer. Blogs for The Guardian at guardian.co.uk/layscience

Ananyo Bhattacharya

Chief On Line Editor, Nature 

Sue Nelson

Freelance journalist and broadcaster

Tim Radford 

Journalist and Author.  Formerly Science Editor, The Guardian

Leo Enright

Broadcaster, journalist, science communicator

Jacqueline Smith

Director, Heirloom Media (winner 2010)

Caroline van den Brul

Former change leader, award winning BBC television producer and Guardian research fellow from Nuffield College, Oxford

Julia Durbin

Head of Special Projects BBC and a former executive producer of the BBC Radio Science Unit

Bob Ward

Policy and Communications Director, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science. ABSW Committee

Bill Hartnett

Head of Media Relations, The Royal Society NB:  Bill Harnett will abstain from the judging of the Royal Society Radio Prize

The 2011 Judges:

Colin Blakemore (Chair)

President of the ABSW. Professor of Neuroscience, University of Oxford, Department of Physiology,Anatomy & Genetics. 

NB: Jeremy Webb, Editor in Chief, New Scientist stood in as Chair of the Judges as Colin was unable to attend the full meeting of the judges.  

Panel:

Leo Enright

Broadcaster, journalist, science communicator

Jacqueline Smith

Director, Heirloom Media (winner 2010)

Caroline van den Brul

Former change leader, award winning BBC television producer and Guardian research fellow from Nuffield College, Oxford

Julia Durbin

Head of Special Projects BBC and a former executive producer of the BBC Radio Science Unit

Connie St.Louis

Acting Chair of the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), Broadcast Journalist and Director, Science Journalism MA, City University 

Adam Rutherford

Author, broadcaster and editor, Nature (winner 2010)

Peter Aldhous

San Francisco Bureau Chief, New Scientist (winner 2010)

Robin McKie

Science Editor, The Observer (winner 2010)

Bob Ward 

Policy and Communications Director, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science. ABSW Committee

Martin Ince

Martin Ince Communications Ltd. ABSW Committee

The 2010 judges:

Colin Blakemore (Chair)

Professor of Neuroscience, University of Oxford,  and
President, Association of British Science Writers

Panel

Katrina Nevin-Ridley
Head of Media Relations, Wellcome Trust

Mark Peplow
News Editor, Nature

Tim Radford
Freelance Journalist

Connie St.Louis
Director, Science Journalism MA, City University

Geoff Watts
Freelance science and medical writer and broadcaster

Jeremy Webb
Editor-in-Chief, New Scientist magazine

Martin Freeth
Science Media Producer

Ed Yong
Science writer

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