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ABSW Science Journalism Summer School - Thursday 25 June 2015, London

ABSW Executive Board elections 2015 - view the results and meet your new Board

ABSW Annual General Meeting and social took place on Thursday 26 March 2015 (City University. London)

Future Events - let the ABSW Board know what events you would like to see programmed

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

ABSW Awards 2015

ABSW awards

The ABSW Awards 2015, supported by Janssen R&D, closed to entry at midnight on Wednesday 18 March 2015.  Good luck with your entry.   The winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Thursday 25 June 2015.

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Executive Board Election Results 2015

Monday, 30 March 2015 - Executive Board Election Results 2015  There were no contested posts in the 2015 elections, and in accordance with the process decided on and approved in conjunction with the election tellers, the candidates standing were approved by the AGM... Read More...

ABSW Expresses Concern Over Changes to Civil Service Code

Friday, 27 March 2015 - The ABSW has signed a joint letter to the Rt Hon Francis Maude MP Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General expressing concern about revisions to the Civil Service Code that could prevent scientsts responding to the needs of... Read More...

ABSW Members win in British Press Awards

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - Congratulations to ABSW members Andrew Gregory (winner) and Steve Connor (highly commended) in the British Press Awards Science and Health Category:   Science and Health Journalist of the Year – sponsored by L’Oreal Winner: Andrew Gregory... Read More...

AGM Agenda 2015

Thursday, 26 February 2015 - ABSW AGM AGENDA Date and time: Thu 26 March 2015, 19:00 onwards Venue: AG01 College Building, City University, St Johns Street, EC1V 4PB   https://goo.gl/maps/66h6f   Invited: All ABSW members   Drinks and canapés will be available... Read More...

After the ABSW - Creators' Rights Alliance Survey

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - At the end of 2014 the ABSW conducted a survey amongst its membership, looking at their experience of  contracts for writing and other creative work. This was part of a drive by the Creators’ Rights Alliance, of which the ABSW is a member, to... 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...
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...
Biosciences for Farming in Africa invite you to an evening social in London
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 -   Biosciences for Farming in Africa invite you to meet some of Africa's leading journalists in... 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...
New libel laws brought into force after a 5-year campaign
Sunday, 05 January 2014 - New Year’s Day saw the most radical update of libel laws in England and Wales for many years.... Read More...

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