ABSW Key News/Dates
European Science Writer of the Year open to European Journalism Association nominations 1 January 2018
ASBW panel event: How to write a successful science book - 22 February 2017 - London
ABSW AGM - Wednesday 28 March 2018 - Wellcome Trust, London
ABSW Awards Ceremony - Wednesday 16 May 2018 - The Royal Society, London
UKCSJ18 - Tuesday 16 October 2018 - The Francis Crick Institute, London
ABSW Awards 2018
The ABSW Science Writers' Awards for Great Britain and Ireland - record breaking 300 entries this year
European Science Writer of the Year open to European Journalism Association Nominations until 28 February 2018
ABSW Awards Ceremony - 18:00 Wednesday 16 May 2018 - The Royal Society, London
The awards are supported by Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Science Journalism: An Introduction gives wide-ranging guidance on producing journalistic content about different areas of scientific research. It provides a step-by-step guide to mastering the practical skills necessary for covering scientific stories and explaining the business behind the industry.
Medical Writer - Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications - London
We are looking for a Medical Writer to join our growing Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications team. In this role you will provide high-quality medical and scientific writing from planning and coordination of literature search through delivery of final drafts to internal and external clients. As a Medical Writer, you will provide technical consultation and advice on strategy, regulations and industry best practices. You will effectively manage medical writing projects to deliver quality products in agreed timelines by demonstrating subject matter and therapeutic area expertise. In this crucial role, you will collaborate with internal and external clients, supporting and enabling effective and efficient communication that results in operational excellence.
Social Media and Marketing Manager: Engineering Inspiration
Engineering Inspiration (http://engins.org) is a curated news site that serves engineers (including biomedical/biochemical) and physical scientists. We’re looking to bring in someone to work on our social media, marketing, and online advertising for a few hours (8-10) per month.
For full details and how to apply, please go to: http://jobs.fac-media.org
Dr Sunny Bains, Managing Director, Form and Content Media Limited
Closing Date: Monday 24 July 2017
The contest year for the 2017 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards will close on 15 July. Be sure to enter your best work between 16 July 2016 and 15 July 2017.
Thanks to an expanded endowment from The Kavli Foundation, the competition is open to professional journalists from around the world in each of the eight reporting categories. There is no entry fee. Please read the Contest Rules and Frequently Asked Questions before submitting.
Note: If the submitted work was published or broadcast in a language other than English, you must provide an English translation.
The Scholarships are now closed to entry - we hope to inform individuals of their success or otherwise at early on in the week beginning Mon 26 June
The Association of British Science Writers is pleased to offer a limited number of free student places to the ABSW Science Journalism Summer School on Wednesday 5 July 2017 at The Wellcome Trust, London. To apply you must currently be in full time education within the UK.
Closing date for entries is noon on Friday 23 June 2017.
The scholarship covers your registration fee and pre-agreed travel and accommodation costs only. If you are eligible, you will also receive one year's student membership of the Association of British Science Writers.
If you have already registered and paid for the Summer School and/or already paid for student membership of the ABSW you may still apply for the scholarship and this sum will be refunded to you if you receive a scholarship.
If you are not successful but still wish to attend the Summer School a place will automatically have been held for you so you do not lose out on a place at the Summer School by applying for the scholarship.
The scholarships are possible due to support from Taylor & Francis Group.