Speed-career advice for student science journalists

Bookings now closed
16 Nov 2023 7:00pm

Early career science journalist training opportunity

A 1-day workshop for those starting their career in science journalism.
10 Oct 2023 10:00am

Opinion Writing Masterclass

Booking for this two day online masterclass is now closed
7 Oct 2023 10:30am

ABSW Summer Social

Join friends and colleagues from Stempra and the MJA at the joint summer social
31 Aug 2023 6:30pm
Members only

ABSW Awards Ceremony 2023

Royal Institution, London, 18:30 Thursday July 13
13 Jul 2023 6:30pm

Dr Semmelweis at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Tickets are available for the preview show on 30 June, at 19:30 BST.
30 Jun 2023 7:30pm
Members only

Science & Technology Journalism Summer School

Registration now closed
27 Jun 2023 9:30am

ABSW Young Science Writer of the Year Award 2023

Celebration event and awards ceremony
26 Jun 2023 2:00pm

Reporting on Iran: Science under revolt and repression

Image Credit: Taymaz Valley https://www.flickr.com/photos/taymazvalley/
16 May 2023 6:30pm

ABSW Annual General Meeting 2023

18 Apr 2023 6:30pm
Members only

Sir Patrick Vallance in conversation with Pallab Ghosh

An ABSW special event, in partnership with Science Museum ‘Lates’
29 Mar 2023 7:00pm
Members only

CANCELLED Informal ABSW social

Due to the rail strike our venue is closing tomorrow afternoon so this event is cancelled
16 Mar 2023 6:00pm
Members only

The impact of AI on the media world

What will the potential consequences of AI-generated stories and content mean for our future?
7 Feb 2023 6:30pm

Who is objective? Science reporting on the political frontlines

An online ABSW event with Jane Qiu and Angela Saini
26 Jan 2023 6:00pm

'Missed the Deadline' Christmas Party

Join us for food, drinks and networking at our annual late Christmas party
12 Jan 2023 6:00pm
Members only

Statistics: the good, the bad, and the incomprehensible

Online half day statistics refresher and clinic with Professor Kevin McConway
28 Nov 2022 10:00am
Members only

UK Conference of Science Journalists 2022

Science reporting post pandemic: Lessons learned, changing working practices, next big stories.
27 Sep 2022 9:00am

Online panel debate: Does peer review help or hinder science reporting?

Organised by F1000 and Taylor & Francis, in association with the Association of British Science Writers. NB: This event is now online
21 Sep 2022 5:30pm
Members only

How to think better about sex and gender in science

Everyman Cinema, King's Cross, London, 18:00 - 20:00.
19 Jul 2022 6:00pm

ABSW 2022 Awards Ceremony

Watch live here on the ABSW website. Bookings now closed. Royal College of Physicians, London. Thursday 14 July 2022.
14 Jul 2022 6:30pm

ABSW Young Science Writer of the Year Award

Celebration event and awards ceremony
27 Jun 2022 2:00pm

ABSW Annual General Meeting

Conway Hall, London.
12 Apr 2022 6:30pm
Members only

State of Science Writing 2022

Hear about the number of science writers in the UK mainstream media, and how the pandemic has affected science journalists globally.
22 Feb 2022 6:00pm

ABSW Award Lecture 2022

The future of science journalism: perspectives from two winners from the 2021 ABSW Awards
27 Jan 2022 5:00pm

Getting a boost from evidence- and science-based solutions

A free one-hour training webinar on solutions journalism led by Adam Vaughan, Chief Reporter at New Scientist
14 Jan 2022 11:30am

Setting up as a freelance journalist

A practical look at the essentials
30 Nov 2021 6:00pm

Prospects for COP26

Organised by Association of European Journalists - UK section
29 Oct 2021 2:00pm
Members only

Getting a boost from evidence- and science-based solutions

A free one-hour training webinar on solutions journalism led by Adam Vaughan, Chief Reporter at New Scientist
27 Oct 2021 1:00pm

Introduction to solutions journalism

COJO Against COVID project and the Solutions Journalism Network offer a free masterclass on constructive journalism
20 Oct 2021 1:00pm

Misunderstanding sex differences

Joint event with STEMPRA
14 Oct 2021 6:00pm
Members only

Science museums and the “culture war”

Joint event with the 'Challenging Pseudoscience at the Ri' group
7 Oct 2021 6:30pm

Opinion writing masterclass

A two-day programme on the basics of the craft of opinion writing and a chance to pitch to science media editors
24 Sep 2021 10:00am

What's the big idea?

Session by ABSW member Jon Evans
11 Sep 2021 11:00am

The Craft of Science Editing

Four-hour online workshop with Siri Carpenter
21 Jul 2021 2:00pm

Introduction to solutions journalism

COJO Against COVID project and the Solutions Journalism Network offer a free masterclass on constructive journalism
21 Jul 2021 1:00pm

ABSW 2021 Awards Ceremony

A free online event celebrating excellence in science writing
8 Jul 2021 7:00pm

Science Journalism Summer School

A one-day event for people starting or returning to a science writing or journalism career
8 Jul 2021 9:00am

Misinformation or censorship: science reporting and social media

Joint online event with the group Challenging Pseudoscience, at the Royal Institution
22 Jun 2021 6:30pm

Podcasting for beginners

17 May 2021 10:00am

Don't be fooled: going beyond face value in psychology

Guest speaker: Professor Lisa DeBruine
4 May 2021 6:00pm

Media law for science journalists

Guest speaker: David Mascord
20 Apr 2021 6:00pm

Don't be fooled: searching for the truth

Cold cases and how to hunt for vital evidence
2 Mar 2021 6:30pm

ABSW Award Lecture 2021

The challenges facing science writing and how to tackle them: perspectives from two ABSW British Science Journalists of the Year
26 Jan 2021 6:30pm

ABSW Missed The Deadline Christmas Party 2020

Online 'Board not Bored' edition
11 Jan 2021 6:30pm

Coronavirus, statistical chaos and the news: preliminary reflections from journalists and scholars

A Joint Symposium of Bournemouth University, Royal Statistical Society and ABSW
4 Dec 2020 9:00am

State of Science Writing 2020

Has our profession prospered in 2020, or has it done badly like the broader economy?
10 Nov 2020 6:30pm

ABSW 2020 Awards Ceremony

A free online event celebrating excellence in science writing
14 Oct 2020 7:00pm

UK Conference of Science Journalists 2020

A three-day online programme of professional development and networking
13 Oct 2020 10:00am

The UK health data research response to Covid-19: what have we learned and where do we go from here?

A briefing for ABSW members and invited science journalists
22 Sep 2020 6:00pm
Members only

​Political vs science correspondents covering Covid-19: conflict or cooperation?

Are political and science journalists working together well in tough times?
8 Sep 2020 6:30pm

Don't be fooled: artificial intelligence and deep fakes

Part 4 of our new mini-series on how to analyse information and ask better questions
25 Aug 2020 6:30pm
Members only

Don't be fooled: how to understand what is really being said

Part 3 of our new mini-series on how to analyse information and ask better questions
11 Aug 2020 6:30pm
Members only

Don't be fooled: how to analyse non-verbal behaviour and facial expressions

Part 2 of our new mini-series on how to analyse information and ask better questions
27 Jul 2020 6:30pm
Members only

Don't be fooled: how to read numbers and understand data

Part 1 in our new mini-series on how to analyse information and ask better questions
14 Jul 2020 6:30pm
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