Standing up for Science

A lively and informal guide to the media written by VoYS members for other early career researchers.

Published: 2006
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This guide was written by VoYS members for VoYS members. It’s a lively and informal guide to how the media works, and practical tips about what you can do if your research area hits the news. Whether you’re worried about what your peers think of you speaking to the media or would not know what to say if a journalist called, this guide will help you decode the inner workings of the media and will help you stand up for science. If you enjoyed reading this, check out the follow-up guide Standing up for Science 2.


Standing up for Science partner logos: The Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Biochemica Society, BIR, Elsevier, IET, IPEM, MRC, The Physiological Society, The Royal College of Pathologists, Society for Endocrinology, Sfam, Society for General Microbiology

Published: 14 September 2016