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The featured image was AI-generated with the prompt: communicating gender-based differences in neuroscience

The featured image was AI-generated with the prompt: communicating gender-based differences in neuroscienceABSW-supported guidelines tackle biases in communicating gender-based differences in neuroscience

Guidelines are meant to tackle potential life-long harm caused by misleading claims of sex/gender differences in the brain. By Shareen Haywood
17 Jun 2024
UK Conference of Science Journalists 2022

UK Conference of Science Journalists 2022UKCSJ24: Early bird registration open till the end of July

Applications for the Diversity Scholarships are also open.
14 Jun 2024

ABSW partners on ‘Mental Health in Journalism Summit’

The association will be an outreach partner for an online event on October 8-10, 2024.
3 Jun 2024
Jasmin Notarangelo, Musselburgh Grammar School, East Lothian

Jasmin Notarangelo, Musselburgh Grammar School, East LothianInsulin pumps, light pollution and overuse of tyres choosen for the Young Science Writer Award 2024

One winner, two runners up and 10 highly commended entrants among the 377 essays for this year's award.
31 May 2024

Aisling Irwin and Ruairi Mackenzie among the first journalists in the FRONTIERS Residency program

Irwin and Mackenzie are both ABSW members and finalists for the "Feature of the Year: Specialist Audience" award.
24 May 2024
Photo collage from the workshop

Photo collage from the workshopInterview skills workshop: interactive event for science writers

The workshop took place at King's College London with their scientists acting as the interviewees.
20 May 2024
Professor Dame Angela McLean, Chief Scientific Adviser of the UK government

Professor Dame Angela McLean, Chief Scientific Adviser of the UK governmentDame Angela McLean: 'I’m the first woman in the role, and I don't plan to be the last'

Professor Dame Angela McLean, Chief Scientific Adviser of the UK government, spoke at a special event for ABSW members. By Dr Alison Cooper
20 May 2024

Forty finalists for the ABSW Awards 2024 announced

Twenty-eight judges evaluated 312 entries for the 13 categories available.
16 May 2024

ABSW Monthly Showcase

The monthly showcase aims to start conversations between members, and expand coverage and reach of ABSW members’ work.
15 May 2024
Foto de Terje Sollie/Pexels

Foto de Terje Sollie/PexelsWelcome to members who joined us in March and April

Young members are already showing us how to be part of the community.
6 May 2024
Glasgow Guardian team at SPANC24

Glasgow Guardian team at SPANC24Exorcism instead of psychiatry and university accountability win the ABSW-sponsored SPA awards

Zoya Gul won the Best Science Piece and The Courier the Best Science Section. The Glasgow Guardian got the Highly Commended award. By Scout Barker
22 Apr 2024
General view of the AGM taking place on April 16, 2024

General view of the AGM taking place on April 16, 2024 ABSW's new board was elected

Andy Extance retains his position as ABSW chair.
17 Apr 2024

What happens when science goes wrong?

'The story behind the story' delved deeper into the works of 3 standout monthly showcase winners and the inspiration behind them. By Shareen Haywood
26 Mar 2024
Table with the results from the survey. In-person is the preferred way of engaging.

Table with the results from the survey. In-person is the preferred way of engaging.Networking, training and sharing information makes it worthwhile to be an ABSW member

Here are the results of the ABSW member survey.
25 Mar 2024
Credits: Element5 Digital/Pexel

Credits: Element5 Digital/PexelNominations to the ABSW Board are open

Any two Full or Life members can nominate a Full or Life member for one of the Board posts available until March 10, at 23:59.
16 Feb 2024
Caroline Richmond (left) and Barbie Drillsma, both Life members of ABSW

Caroline Richmond (left) and Barbie Drillsma, both Life members of ABSWCaroline Richmond (1941-2023). A woman of parts

"When life threw me a curve ball, and I needed a friend. Caroline was there. Front and Centre." By Helen Gavaghan
24 Jan 2024
Creators’ Rights Alliance (CRA) campaign logo for "Pay the Creator"

Creators’ Rights Alliance (CRA) campaign logo for "Pay the Creator"Alliance advises on rates for freelancers and creative workers

The ABSW is a founding member of the Creators’ Rights Alliance (CRA) which campaigns for the protection of intellectual property rights.
22 Jan 2024

Cosy cocktails and careers - serving our student members!

Scout Barker reports from our latest event
22 Nov 2023
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