Jobs & Awards

SciencePOD, which stands for Science Prose On-Demand, delivers a high-quality science journalism, science writing and editing service to academic publishers, R&D focused organisations such as corporations and international research organisations and many more entities of whom work in fields related to science, medicine and technology, and are keen to publish high-quality work. 

We are currently recruiting new science journalists and science writers to join our permanent pool of freelancers. We promise to deliver our clients clear, concise, compelling content, and that’s why we need you. 

Salary: £9,000-£11,500 for two days per week (depending on experience and qualifications) 

BioNews is a free web and email-based digest of news and developments in assisted conception, human genetics and embryo and stem cell research.

News articles are commissioned in-house on a Friday. These articles, as well as commissioned comment pieces and reviews, are edited and collated by the editorial team on or before Monday and published on the BioNews website. A collection of the week's articles - as well as recommended readings, event listings and job advertisements - is published in newsletter form on Monday afternoons and sent to BioNews subscribers.

A STEM ambassador adept at writing for young people - to develop content, write and support an engaging, exciting, inspirational and flexible learning module for children (Junior into secondary years) on the cardiovascular system, vascular risk, risk mitigation and life-long take-aways on 'keeping your pipes clean'. More details on location and provenance on application.

Carbon Brief’s award-winning journalism and analysis is respected by scientists, journalists, policymakers and campaigners around the world. We write articles and create data visualisations, infographics and videos, all to report on and explain the latest climate science and related policy issues.

You’ll spend time shadowing members of staff and helping out with the different tasks carried out by each part of the team. These all centre on climate change, but include policy writing, science writing, multimedia and social media.

The Today Student journalism awards launched on the 2nd of May 2019. It will recognise excellence in student journalism, in six categories, that include, broadcast print and visual journalism. The winner of this year’s prestigious Student Journalism Award will be offered a paid placement on the BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme while other category winners will be offered a mix of work experience and a chance to watch the programme go out.



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