Covering current events in science, the environment, technology and health requires a context and reliable sources that respond quickly.

What we offer you

When science hits the headlines, we publish reactions, explanations, and in-depth analysis from reliable sources, capturing both the evidence and the debates. Our library of science journalism resources and the briefings may be of use to you. Consult our directory of research centres.

How we work

We are on the lookout for any controversial information about science (embargoed or not), in order to react with the agility the media needs. Sign up to receive our embargoed contents, all under the Creative Commons licence. Find out more about how we work here.

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SMC Contents

We offer you different formats with more or less depth and immediacy depending on current events. They have a Creative Commons licence and you can use them quoting SMC Spain as the source.

SMC expert sources

All researchers who contribute to the Science Media Centre Spain as expert sources are listed here.

Press offices at the SMC

Locate the press offices at SMC Spain.

Resources library

Useful guides on science communication and key aspects of different branches of science.

Associations of science journalists

Science, environment and health journalists and communicators can join professional associations with shared interests. We highlight some of them, both national and international.

Expert guides

Here you can consult the lists of expert sources published by different research centres in recent years.

Media outlets that have used our content
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

If you are a journalist, cover the daily news and want to access SMC Spain's embargoed content, you must register here. We will send you the embargoed information by email as soon as we have it ready and you will also be able to consult it from your profile on our website.

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Yes, in the resource library we publish a series of guides aimed at different profiles, including journalists who do not usually cover scientific information. There are guides on how to read a scientific article, what types of research exist, the peer review mechanism of journals, the embargo system, and the sources of scientific journalism, among others. If you think any of them are missing, don't hesitate to write to us.

Yes, they are also published in the resource library. The topics are very diverse: climate change, volcanology, cancer, vaccines, vaping, among others. If you miss any of them, don't hesitate to write to us.