Category Archive: announcements

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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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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Sep 03

The website of the WFSJ has a new look!

The World Federation of Science Journalists has just revamped its website, which provides a lot of interesting information about science journalism and communication, and plenty of useful materials for improving the quality of science journalism worldwide.

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Aug 24

Ebola preparedness in Europe: a EU-EJC seminar for journalists

The Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (SANTE) of the European Commission and the European Journalism Centre (EJC) invite 30 expert journalists in the field of health to the seminar “Crisis Preparedness in the EU” in Luxembourg on 12-13 October, held in parallel to the high-level conference “Ebola: Lessons learned”, co-organised by the Commission and the …

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Jun 24

Fellowships to attend a EU conference on 50 years of EU pharma legislations

  The European Journalism Center invites applications from European journalists specialised in health and health policy to attend the Conference on “50 years of EU Pharma legislation: Achievements and Future Perspectives”, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) and the European Journalism Centre, The event will be held on 28-29 September 2015 in …

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Jun 10

Something is rotten in the State of Science (The antidote to science communication)

A snapshot from the World Conference of Science Journalists taking place in Seoul: in her keynote speech titled «Something is rotten in the State of Science (The antidote to science communication)», the newly elected member of the board of the World Federation of Science Journalists Connie St Louis cites the goals of the European Federation …

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Jun 05

Croatian Tanja Rudez is European Science Writer of the Year

Congratulations to our Croatian colleague Tanja Rudez, who was just named “European Science Writer of the Year” by the Association of British Science Writers. The other European science journalists awarded are listed on the website of ABSW, along with the announcement of the ceremony that will take place in London, “following the ABSW’s first ever Science Journalism Summer School“.

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May 29

Grants to attend ECCO 2015 congress on cancer

The European School of Oncology (ESO) together with the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) offers grants to up to 15 European health journalists to attend the ECCO 2015 Congress.   Although plenty of advanced science will be discussed, this Congress mainly focuses on issues that are of greatest concern to patients and professionals – skills, organisation, patient …

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May 29

The AAAS-Kavli award now open to science journalists from all over the world

he first time in its 70-year history, the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards program will this year accept entries from reporters working worldwide. Endowed by The Kavli Foundation in 2009, this year’s doubling of the program endowment will further allow AAAS to bestow 16 instead of eight prizes annually. The value of top (Gold) awards …

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