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Date registered: November 30, -0001

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  1. Congrats to the five new members of the board of WFSJ — August 29, 2017
  2. Switzerland, France and Italy join forces to host the 2019 World Conference — July 3, 2017
  3. Cancer World awards excellence in reporting on Cancer — July 4, 2016
  4. Fellowships to attend Falling Walls in Berlin (Nov 8 and 9, 2016) — April 19, 2016
  5. The Erice science journalism school is offering 35 fellowships for the 2016 course — January 21, 2016

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  1. Fellowships available for “The Science of Light” in Erice (Italy) — 2 comments
  2. Croatian Tanja Rudez is European Science Writer of the Year — 2 comments
  3. Why we think that Europe needs a Chief Scientific Advisor – Open letter to Jean-Claude Juncker, President-elect of the European Commission — 2 comments
  4. An open letter to safeguard media access to public science in the UK — 1 comment
  5. Congrats to StLouis and Yahia, elected in the WFSJ board. Best of luck to Dessibourg — 1 comment

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Aug 29

Congrats to the five new members of the board of WFSJ

Congratulations to Milica Momcilovic, Ochieng Ogodo, Mandi Smallhorne and Federico Kukso for being elected in the newly enlarged board of the World Federation of Science Journalists, along with Tim Lougheed who was named by the two Canadian association in accordance to the statute of the Montréal-based non-profit group. The profiles of the new board members …

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Jul 03

Switzerland, France and Italy join forces to host the 2019 World Conference

The national science journalists’ associations of Switzerland, France and Italy announced their joint proposal for hosting the World Conference of Science Journalists, WCSJ, on 1 – 5 July 2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland. «Our utmost priority is to bring together professionals and students in science journalism and writing from all over the world in order to exchange …

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Jul 04

Cancer World awards excellence in reporting on Cancer

The International oncology magazine Cancer World, published by the European School of Oncology, has just announced two initiatives to promote high-quality journalism on such a delicate and complex issue as cancer: up to 12 travel grants to attend a relevant conference in Amsterdam, and four journalism awards. Theawards will go to «outstanding pieces of journalism published …

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Apr 19

Fellowships to attend Falling Walls in Berlin (Nov 8 and 9, 2016)

The Falling Walls Foundation has just announced the availability of several fellowships for journalists – that cover travel, accommodation and ticket costs – to attend the Falling Walls Conference, the international conference on future breakthroughs in science and society, that will take place on 8 and 9 November 2016, as usual in Berlin, Germany.  The fellowships are aimed …

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Jan 21

The Erice science journalism school is offering 35 fellowships for the 2016 course

The Erice International School of Science Journalism based in Erice, Sicily (Italy) announces 30 fellowships for applicants from European countries (covering travel, accomodation and fee) and 5 fellowships for applicants from non-European countries (covering accomodation and fee, but not travel) to attend the 2016 edition (June 25th – 30th, 2016) focused on “The Fundamental Science: from …

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Jan 06

Apply for the 2016 Metcalf Workshop for Journalists on Global Change in Coastal Ecosystems

The Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting at University of Rhode Island in Narragansett has opened the call for ten fellowships to attend the 18th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists: Global Change in Coastal Ecosystems. The workshop will be held from June 5 to 10, 2016. Tten early- to mid-career journalists will be selected for …

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Dec 03

AACR launches the June L. Biedler Prize for Cancer Journalism

The American Association for Cancer Research is accepting applications for the newly launched Prize for Cancer Journalism «named in honor of June L. Biedler, PhD, a visionary cancer scientist and mentor who was dedicated to furthering science and health care communications. […] to raise awareness of the critical role that the media play in educating the public …

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Nov 19

Appy for a Nieman fellowship at Harvard

Approximately 24 journalists from around the world will be selected to spend the 2016-2017 academic year at Harvard University, where they will audit classes with some of the university’s greatest thinkers, participate in Nieman programming and collaborate with peers. During their time at Harvard, Nieman Fellows attend seminars, shop talks, master classes and journalism conferences …

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Nov 02

Apply for a EGU fellowship to cover geosciences (up to 5k euro)

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is inviting proposals from professional, active journalists to report on ongoing research within the Earth, planetary and space sciences. Competitive proposals will (1) focus on a topic in the geosciences (including planetary and space sciences) with potential broad public appeal, (2) preferably feature leading Europe-based researchers, and (3) outline an original, …

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Sep 24

Science journalists as “backup peer-reviewers” of science? Dessibourg’s analysis on “Le Temps”

Olivier Dessibourg analyses on “Le Temps”  four cases (three very recent and one in 2014) that gave science journalists a “new role”: to do an in-depth post-publication “peer-review” in situations in which the “official” peer-reviewers didn’t completely fulfill their role. Pour faire connaître leurs dernières découvertes, certains chercheurs n’hésitent pas à court-circuiter le système de révision par …

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