19 members joined ABSW in the last two months. Shareen Haywood already volunteered to write the news piece “What happens when science goes wrong?”, based on an ABSW event she attended, and Joseph Macdonald met the board and other members at the Annual General Meeting, the first ABSW event he was taking part in.

New (and old) members can let themselves be known through our Directory of ABSW members or by attending our online and in-person events or meet-ups. To update your profile, log in to our website, go to My Account and add Personal details. Questions can be addressed to the ABSW email.

ABSW has full, associate and student members. All members share the same benefits: free or discounted events, training and networking sessions, a members directory, access to scientific journals, and more.

Join ABSW here!

Say hello to our latest members.

  • An Nguyen is a Professor of Journalism and Public Communication and founding Co-Director of the Centre for Science, Health & Data Communication at Bournemouth University
  • Anna Montazam is a laboratory manager with extensive event management experience through charity/festival work and excellent writing skills
  • Anoushka Sinha is passionate about combining her Physics and writing skills and making her way into the field of science communication and journalism
  • Ashley Phan is the Membership & Marketing Manager at EurekAlert!
  • Emma Woollacott is a freelance science and tech writer writing for the BBC, Forbes and tech titles
  • Güneş Taylor is a full-time researcher but also engages in substantial science communication efforts
  • Hadia Hanif is a dental graduate who wants to pursue a career in medical and health writing
  • Hana Ayoob is an illustrator and science communicator who has spoken at Cheltenham Science Festival, the Crick Institute, the Natural History Museum and more 
  • Jake Hepburn is a press and media officer for the Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • Jane Butler is a qualified NHS surgeon and is undertaking a part-time MSc in Science and Health Communication to apply his knowledge to writing
  • Jean O'Reilly is the Editorial Manager and Press Officer for the scientific journal Addiction
  • Joseph Macdonald is an aspiring science writer who has recently graduated with a chemistry master's from the University of York
  • Nicky Jenner is a senior science writer and editor, specialising in space science and environment
  • Rachel Louise Hallett is the Capacity Strengthening Manager at The Good Clinical Trials Collaborative
  • Sarah Baker-Gaunt is a digital content and science communication manager at the University of Bath's Faculty of Science
  • Shareen Haywood is currently a 2nd-year Biomedical Science student looking to develop and formerly practice her scientific writing skills
  • Siddhant Pusdekar, in collaboration with the Minnesota Center for the Philosophy of Science, launched “The Purpose Podcast”, which explores topics at the intersection of biology and philosophy
  • Simone Hammer is a publishing professional with 20-plus years of international managerial publishing experience for Thomson Reuters 
  • Tharanika Ahillan is a junior doctor by background who is excited by journalism and committed to bringing honest, emotive and powerful news to the public
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