Birmingham Scientific Magazine Society (SatNav; Science & Technology News & Views)

We are the student-led bi-annual science magazine at the University of Birmingham. 

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, whilst members submit content. Committee editors provide feedback and editing on all submissions, so don't be afraid of submitting even if you don't have experience with scientific writing! We aiming to create a informative, factual and interesting magazine, with issues published at the end of the Autumn and Spring Terms.

Members typically study

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Computing/Technology
  • Sciences/Maths

The facts

An online version of the magazine is available with issues dating back to June 2010.
We organise various free science communication workshops throughout the year.
Our committee members have a direct input in the running of the magazine.
The magazine is a great place to showcase students journalism and artwork skills.

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How to Join

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