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10 year anniversary

this new website helps us mark a successful decade of helping the scientific and engineering communities to engage with the news media when it really matters and we’ve put together some special anniversary content to celebrate

a short film about the SMC

As part of the celebration of our 10 year anniversary, a special film was commissioned about the Science Media Centre. Featuring some of the top scientists, journalists and press officers who have worked with us in the last decade, the film covers how and why the SMC was set up and the methods by which the Centre works from day-to-day. read more

views from the front line – essays on the SMC

As part of the Centre’s 10th anniversary celebrations, a collection of essays on key moments for science and the media from the first decade of the SMC’s existence were commissioned. Written by the scientists, journalists and press officers involved, the essays paint a picture of the effect the SMC has had on UK science-media relations.

a lesson from the last 10 years: ‘take courage’

When a House of Lords Inquiry on science recommended a new initiative to sit on the ‘front line’ between science and the … read more