Science Writing UK in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Science Writing UK

Association of British Science Writers (ABSW)

Formed to help those who write about science and technology, and to improve the standard of science journalism in the UK. Includes details of services and benefits for members, careers advice, and a roster of members who can undertake freelance projects.

Bad Science

Official site of Ben Goldacre, a writer, broadcaster, and medical doctor, specialising in unpicking dubious scientific claims. Includes a collection of his writings, blog, and speaking engagements.

British Society for Literature and Science

Promotes interdisciplinary research into the relationships of science and literature in all periods; includes details of membership and events, publications, reviews, and contacts.

Catherine Whitlock

A science writer specialising in biomedical sciences, the natural world, and family health. Includes a profile, portfolio, and contacts.

Ferry, Georgina

A science writer, author and broadcaster, specialising in the lives of scientists and the the societies in which they lived; includes a profile, with details of her books, articles and radio appearances.

Guild of Agricultural Journalists

Represents editors and journalists, broadcasters, photographers and PR/marketing specialists working in agriculture, commercial horticulture and other rural industries.

Philip Ball

Author of several popular books on science; includes a biography, listing of titles, details of his talks and presentations, and a collection of his articles for various media.

Popular Science

A substantial guide to popular science writing, organised by author and topic, with reviews, events listing, newsletter, and author profiles.

The Rational Optimist

Official website of Matt Ridley, author of several books on popular science; includes a profile, details of his books and articles, a blog, and contacts.


Freelance writer David Bradley covers a wide range of subjects for popular magazines, technical publications, websites, and elsewhere; includes a profile and blog.


Official website of the author, journalist and TV producer, specialising in science and mathematics; includes a profile, information about his projects and books, lectures, radio and TV appearances, and an archive of his articles.

An astronomer, journalist, and author; includes details of his books, sample articles, and a diary of his talks and radio/TV appearances.

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