Practical guide

How do I become a science journalist?

15/02/08

Practical guide

Planning and writing a science story

Professional science journalism means finding an engaging story, structuring your piece and accepting editorial …

14/02/08

Practical guide

Spotting fraudulent claims in science

How do journalists know if a scientist's claim is true? Julie Clayton helps reporters check the quality of claims, …

13/02/08

Practical guide

How do I apply for a research grant?

What will give you the best chance of getting a research grant? Thomas Egwang explains.

13/02/08

Practical guide

Reporting on controversies in science

Scientific controversy is fascinating, but do you ensure the reportage is responsible, accurate and interesting? …

12/02/08

Practical guide

How do I sub-edit a science article?

Sub-editing an article means making it readable, accurate and attractive — not putting words in the author's …

10/02/08

Practical guide

How do I become media savvy?

Marina Joubert explains that cooperating with the media is in scientists' interests — and isn't as scary as …

10/02/08

Practical guide

How do I write a press release?

Natasha Martineau explains the dos and don'ts of writing and sending a press release — and getting your news …

09/02/08

Practical guide

How do I convey science to teens and twenty-somethings?

Estrella Burgos Ruiz explains how to communicate science to young people — it's about what interests and …

09/02/08

Practical guide

How do I brief policymakers on science-related issues?

Chandrika Nath provides tips on preparing a briefing paper on a scientific topic for busy policymakers.

07/02/08

Practical guide

Explaining controversial issues to the media and the public

Science is often controversial. Bob Ward explains how scientists can communicate results without creating undue …

07/02/08

Practical guide

How do I make a science news story for radio?

Martin Redfern takes us through the unique aspects of making science news for the radio.

06/02/08