HITS Journalist in Residence is Open Now. Deadline to Apply 15 September 2015!

A unique opportunity for experienced journalists interested in science, mathematics, and computer science

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) is a basic research institute promoting data-driven science. 120 scientists from 22 countries are working in research fields from molecular biology to astrophysics – working with mathematical methods and computer science tools. 

HITS has started the “Journalist in Residence” program 4 years ago. It offers a paid 3-6 months´stay (5000 Euros per month) for experienced science journalists interested in Big Data. Up to now, four journalists from the U.S., Spain, and Germany have been at HITS.READ MORE

Launch Of New Resource On Hepatitis C for Journalists Worldwide

A World Federation of Science Journalists Global Media Education Initiative

PRESS RELEASE: The WFSJ is launching a new initiative to help journalists report on the staggering toll of Hepatitis C (HCV) as well as the scientific and political barriers to treating the disease.

To be launched on World Hepatitis Day (July 28, 2015), the new website presents resources written by journalists for journalists to expose the complex issues preventing effective prevention and treatment of the disease as well as a database of HCV experts from around the world who can be interviewed on a range of issues– from physician/scientists and patient groups, to public policy experts.