Workshop F: Science Journalism


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.

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