The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Summer Conference

5–8 July 2021

Designed for journalists. Open to all.

5-8 July 2021. Online.

The CIJ Summer Conference is the UK’s only journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills.

The format:

#CIJSummer 2021 will be taking place online. All the details are subject to change as we continue to monitor the Covid-19 situation in the UK and internationally.

  • Free talks and lectures
  • Mix and match pay-as-you go training courses – bookings are open!
  • Free workshops – TBC

Free Talks to be broadcast live and are free to “attend”. The audience will be able to ask questions via the comments sections.


– Covid-19: data, science
– Investigative techniques
– Data journalism
– World’s best investigations
– Investigative tools
– Inspirational journalists

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Watch all #CIJSummer 2020 free talks.


Published: 24 May 2021

Natasha Loder, Rana Ayyub and Shadab Nazmi join India Covid-19 panel

Leading science, data and investigative journalists join #CIJSummer discussion: No Country Left Behind? The Indian Covid-19 catastrophe. Natasha Loder, Health Policy Editor at The Economist, Indian investigative journalist Rana Ayuub and Shadab Nazmi, BBC South Asia data and visual journalist, will examine the Covid-19 situation in India, focusing on the stories from the frontline, Covid-19 data and global vaccination policies.
Published: 14 May 2021

#CIJSummer Keynotes: Associated Press’s Global Investigations Editor Ron Nixon

We are delighted to welcome Ron Nixon, Global Investigations Editor at the Associated Press, as this year’s #CIJSummer Keynote speaker. An award winning investigative journalist, editor and data journalist, Ron will talk about his investigative career, moving from press to news agency, and about a year on the job conducting global investigations.