The Network of Science Journalists & Communicators of Haiti (NESJCOMH) becomes WFSJ’s 51st Associate Member

The Haitian Network of Science Journalists & Communicators of Haiti (NESJCOMH) recently joined the World Federation of Science Journalists, becoming its 51st proud member.

NESJCOMH was founded in 2014. It is a non-profit organization, representing science journalists and communicators nationally and regionally in Haiti’s rural and urban areas. It encourages strong, critical coverage of issues in science and technology, climate change, health and medicine, agriculture and related fields and disciplines in Haiti.READ MORE

Science Tour of Heidelberg, Germany & Network Event (29 – 30 Sept.)

The National Association of Science Writers (NASW), the International Science Writers (ISWA) are organizing a science tour and network event in Heidelberg, Germany in collaboration with the European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations (EUSJA).

The two-day event will take place on 29 – 30 September, 2015.

Space is limited to about 20 participants.

If you have any questions or if you would like to participate in the science tour you can email to Dr. Larry Krumenaker via larry.krumenaker@h-its.org. You can also reach him by telephone: +49 (0)176 7273 5831.

All further details on the science tour program can be found here.

Photograph: Larry Krumenaker

 

 

2nd European Conference for Science Journalists (ECSJ 2015 – Budapest, 3 November). Free Registration!

The European Union of Science Journalists (EUSJA) and the Club of Hungarian Science Journalists invite you to participate in the 2nd European Conference for Science Journalists (ECSJ 2015) to be held in Budapest on 3 November 2015.

The Conference is a unique networking event with specialized science journalists reflecting their profession, competences, and challenges. As a major milestone the event will launch a new ambitious network across Europe.READ MORE

Kenya Science Journalists Congress (Nairobi, November 25-27)

RE-IGNITING SCIENCE JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION IN EAST AFRICA

African science journalism is in transformation after decades of stagnation characterized by poor reporting, inadequate coverage and general weak scientists-journalists relationships. The last decade has seen renewed commitment and investment in science journalism by governments, donors and the private sector. There is increasing understanding by key drivers and stakeholders of the importance of addressing historical systemic failures holistically that have contributed to the tribulations of science journalism in Africa.

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Grants for Journalist Attending the 7th World Science Forum (Budapest, 4 – 7 November)

After the highly successful 2013 World Science Forum held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences will host the 2015 biennial event themed The Enabling Power of Science’ reflecting on the capacity of science to open new paths for the improvement of human life, business innovation and policy-making.

World Science Forum (WSF) is a global platform of science diplomacy that provides a forum for society, scientists and policy-makers to discuss the ethical, environmental, economic and social challenges of the world of science, and the roles and responsibilities of its stakeholders in addressing these common challenges with the utilisation and dissemination of scientific knowledge.READ MORE

Call for proposals: 14th International PCST Conference – Istanbul – 26–28 April 2016

The 14th International PCST (Public Communication of Science and Technology) Conference will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, on 26–28 April 2016. PCST 2016 is organized by the PCST International Network and hosted by Hacettepe University.

The PCST International Network and the Turkish conference hosts have pleasure in inviting you to submit proposals for presentations at this major event. The deadline for proposals is 12 noon (GMT) on 1 September 2015
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