World Federation of Science Journalists

Association of British Science Writers (ABSW)

United Kingdom

Established: N/a
The ABSW exists to help those who write about science and technology, and to improve the standard of science journalism in the UK. The association's members include print and broadcast journalists, authors, scriptwriters and producers, and others active in the field of communicating science and technology.
Key Activities:
Through briefings with prominent scientists and policymakers, facility visits, debates and social events, the ABSW helps to creates links between science writers and their subjects and markets.

The ABSW presents the ABSW Science Writers' Awards annually with support from Janssen Research and Development and also organises the biennial UK Conference of Science Journalists to fill in the gaps between the biennial World Conference! A new initiative of the ABSW is an Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship that it will launch in 2014.
WFSJ (member); EUSJA (member)
Financing: N/a