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EGU 2015 Science Journalism Fellowships – call for applications
October 14, 2014 posted in Competitions
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is once again offering fellowships for journalists to report on ongoing research in the geosciences. Successful applicants will receive up to €5000 to cover expenses related to their projects. Deadline 19 Nov 2014.


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2015 EurekAlert! Journalism Fellowships to serve China and India
October 8, 2014 posted in Competitions
Applications are open for the 2015 AAAS-EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters. The Fellowship will cover travel and accommodation costs to the Annual Meeting in San Jose, California, 12-16 February, 2015 for 4 journalists from China and India. Deadline 14 October.

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WCSJ 2015: Call for session proposals is now OPEN
October 8, 2014 posted in Conferences
The World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) 2015 will be help 8-12 June 2015 in Seoul, Korea. This Call for Proposals exclusively concerns the core 3-day Conference. Deadline: 27 October


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Q&A: Science journalism and public engagement
September 25, 2014 posted in Sci.Journalism
New leaders of Knight Science Journalism program discuss role of science coverage in modern society. An interview by Kathryn M. O'Neill, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, MIT
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Journalists from BRIC Countries Win ICFJ Health Reporting Contest
September 23, 2014 posted in Competitions
Four reporters from BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) won ICFJ’s 2014 Global Health Reporting Contest for outstanding coverage of maternal and child health issues. The journalists work for news organizations that reach a combined audience of more than 11.5 million.
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Ebola Outbreak and the Urgent Need for Science Journalists
September 17, 2014 posted in Sci.Journalism
The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Western Africa highlights the urgent need to close the gap in communication between scientists, journalists and communities. / La propagation de maladie à virus Ébola en Afrique de l’Ouest met en évidence la nécessité urgente de combler les lacunes en matière de communication entre les scientifiques, les journalistes et les collectivités.

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Women dominate in Profile Awards for science and technology journalism
September 15, 2014 posted in Sci.Journalism
Women dominated the top five positions in the 14th Profile Awards for science and technology journalism, announced at Wits University on Thursday 11 September 2014.

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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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