F. Science Journalism
ROOM: Mint Yard 3
TIME: 14:30-15:30, 16:00-17:00
Workshop leader: Michael Marshall, Environmental journalist, New Scientist
A practical master class in writing for a popular science journal.
Michael is a journalist and writer. He studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge and went on to do a Masters degree in experimental psychology, then another one in science communication. He now works full-time for New Scientist as their environment reporter.
How do we write about scientific research for a popular audience? Find out how to research and structure a story, and what needs to go into it. Then have a go at writing a science news story for yourself.