The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Summer Conference

29–30 June 2022

#CIJSummer Investigative Journalism Conference 2022 will take place in person on 29-30 June at Goldsmiths, University of London.

The number of places will be limited.

Topics and skills:

  • Data journalism (hands-on)
  • Financial investigations
  • Open Source Investigations
  • Environmental investigations and tools
  • Investigative methodology
  • Threats to journalism
  • Legal aspects of journalism
  • Source Protection Programme (a separate programme under the umbrella of the conference)
  • And much more


There will be plenty of opportunity to network: long breaks with tea and coffee and a drinks reception on Thu 30 June (included in the price). Please note lunches are not included, but there are plenty of places to eat around Goldsmiths.

The timetable is a work-in-progress. It is subject to change and will be regularly updated.


Published: 16 May 2022

Investigating Media Celebrity: Tim Westwood

How do journalists go about investigating misconduct among media celebrities with many fans, and who might work for the same employers? Earlier this year, a joint investigation by reporters at the BBC and The Guardian uncovered allegations of sexual misconduct by the DJ Tim Westwood.
Published: 04 May 2022

Copy, Lie, Smear. Emilia Șercan on uncovering high-level plagiarism and dealing with the consequences

This is a real first for #CIJSummer: investigating plagiarism! Romanian investigative journalist Emilia Șercan has won a niche reputation for uncovering plagiarism in the putative PhD theses of her country’s leading politicians.
Published: 03 May 2022

Watch NAVALNY Film at #CIJSummer

We will be showing NAVALNY Film at the #CIJSummer Conference 2022. "A Bourne-like thriller set in a terrifying real world" - Timeout. The film features Aleksei Navalny - Vladimir Putin's biggest critic and opponent - now serving a long prison sentence in Russia.
Published: 28 Apr 2022

Oxpeckers Team Join #CIJSummer

We are delighted to welcome our new partners Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism. Based in South Africa, Oxpeckers track, map and investigate environmental crime. Nompumelelo Mtsweni and Roxanne Joseph will come to #CIJSummer Conference in London to teach the tools Oxpeckers developed to investigate environmental crime.
Published: 27 Apr 2022

Ukrainian Investigative Journalist Anna Babinets to speak at #CIJSummer

Editor-in-Chief of investigative agency based Kyiv, Ukraine and a Regional Editor of Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), Anna Babinets will speak at the #CIJSummer Conference 2022.
Published: 30 Mar 2022

Oliver Bullough to speak at #CIJSummer 2022

Oliver Bullough is a journalist and author from Wales who writes about financial crime, the former Soviet Union, and offshore skulduggery will speak at #CIJSummer Conference on Wed 29 June.
Published: 30 Mar 2022

First #CIJSummer Keynote Speakers Announced

Chris Mullin, Duncan Campbell and Gill Phillips will discuss West Midlands Police seeking a court order to force the journalist, novelist and former Parliamentarian Chris Mullin to give up sources and material relating to his ground-breaking investigation into the wrongful imprisonment of the Birmingham Six which ultimately led to their convictions being quashed.