SATNAV: Science and Technology News and Views is for journalists, writers, science communicators, historians and artists, and all those wanting to be at the forefront of scientific research.
We are the student-led bi-annual science magazine at the University of Birmingham. We produce two issues a year and run science communication, guest speaker and social events. Take a look at our website or past issues and see what we can do.
If you have an interest in journalism or scientific writing then this is a great opportunity to get some experience and practice. We cater to a wide range of scientific tastes from Psychology to Quantum Physics!
The committee take charge of producing the magazine and all members submit content. The committee provide feedback and editing on all articles, so don't be afraid of submitting even if you don't have experience with scientific writing! We aim to create an informative, factual and interesting magazine with issues published at the end of the Autumn and Spring Terms each year.
- The chance to publish a science-based article in the termly printed magazine and website
- Opportunity to become a committee member and have a direct input in the running of the magazine
- Free admission to the various science communication workshops we organise throughout the year
- Opportunity to submit your artwork to the magazine
- Ability to join great social events and outings
- Be in constant touch with the greater science community
- Reserved copy of the magazine if your article is printed!
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- Osman Kent, Computer Science and Electronics alumnus and serial technology entrepreneur, delivered the fifth EPS Distinguished Lecture in March 2017. Philippa Jefferies, Sara Jebril and Joanna Chustecki caught up with him to find out about his career.
- This term SATNAV have covered a broad range of common and the lesser-known concepts, explored their counter-intuitive and surprising myths and discussed the dangers of believing them. Editor in Chief Sara Jebril tells us more.
- Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart received the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the design and synthesis of molecular machines. He returned to the University in November to deliver a special lecture on his research. SATNAV, our journalistic society, were at the event and had the pleasure of meeting him and hearing more of his life's work.
- On Wednesday 9 March 2016 Professor Dave Charlton, Spokesperson for the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN, delivered the latest EPS Distinguished Lecture. SATNAV, the University's scientific journalism society, attended the entire evening and offer their insight into this most interesting event.
- Science and Technology News and Views, SATNAV for short, are a student-led bi-annual science magazine published at the University of Birmingham! New to the EPS Community and catering to a wide range of scientific tastes from Psychology to Quantum Physics. Treasurer Cecilia Caffrey tells us more.