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SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South
September 11, 2014 posted in Competitions
SciDev.Net, with support from the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), would like to encourage investigative science journalism in the Global South and has established a Fellowship to enable a journalist to carry out a detailed investigation. The Fellowship is open to all science journalists living and working within non-OECD countries.
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Science Journalism Student Award from Society for Neuroscience
September 11, 2014 posted in Competitions
The Science Journalism Student Award enables students pursuing a science or medical journalism degree to attend the Society for Neuroscience's annual meeting. Two awards are granted each year.

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SjCOOP Asia - 3rd Regional Conference in Tokyo, Japan, Sep 8-12
August 27, 2014 posted in SjCOOP Asia
The 3rd Regional Conference of WFSJ's SjCOOP Asia Project will be help in Tokyo, Japan, September 8-12, 2014 at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in collaboration with the Japanese Association of Science and Technology Journalists (JASTJ)

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SjCOOP Asia: Best story award 1st round winner - Nguyet Ta from Vietnam
August 20, 2014 posted in SjCOOP Asia
Science journalism COOPeration (SjCOOP) aims to promote science journalism in the newsroom by helping journalists world-wide expand their professional skills and network in science reporting. Here, we present the story selected in the first round of SjCOOP Asia Best Story Award from Vietnamese-speaking group.

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African Science Journalists Conference, 13-15 October, Nairobi, Kenya
August 20, 2014 posted in Conferences
For the second time in as many years, African science journalists will converge in Nairobi, Kenya on October 13-15 to discuss how the gap between science journalists and policy makers can be bridged.

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Travel Grants to the Annual Media Briefing on Climate Change - New Delhi, Nov 6-7, 2014
July 30, 2014 posted in Conferences
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi (India)-based research and advocacy organisation, invites applications from journalists to attend its Annual Media Briefing on Climate Change. CSE will support the travel and accommodation of selected participants. Last date of application is August 31, 2014.

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Travel Grants to South East European Science Journalism Workshop - Sep 2014, Montenegro
July 30, 2014 posted in Sci.Journalism
The UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, Venice (Italy), is pleased to announce that the 2nd edition of the specialized South East European (SEE) regional workshop on science journalism will be conducted from 19 to 22 September 2014 in Podgorica, Montenegro, during the Open Science Festival. The UNESCO Venice Office will offer 10 participation grants to selected applicants coming from the SEE countries.

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Formation à destination des journalistes de l'Afrique de l'Ouest francophone
July 23, 2014 posted in Conferences
L'Association des Journalistes et Communicateurs Scientifiques du Bénin, avec l'appui de l'Unesco, organise un séminaire de formation sur les changements climatiques. La rencontre aura lieu au mois de septembre 2014 à Cotonou au Bénin. Le séminaire est à l'intention des journalistes des pays francophones d'Afrique de l'Ouest.

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