WFSJ International Board Elections – 2017

Four (4) international board positions for the World Federation of Science Journalists will be elected this year — replacing 2 current board members and adding 2 new positions. These positions will be filled through an online election process by secure electronic voting. The list of candidates will be posted on 21 July 2017. The list of voting delegates from member associ...
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Global Call for Entries: 2017 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards

The contest year for the 2017 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards will close on July 15 . Be sure to enter your best work that appeared in print, online or on air between July 16, 2016, and July 15, 2017. The entry deadline is August 1, 2017. Thanks to an expanded endowment from The Kavli Foundation, the competition is open to professional journalists from around the w...
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2016 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards now open

The 2016 AAAS Kavli Science Journalist contest is now underway, and we encourage you to enter your best work for judging by your peers. The contest year is 16 July 2015 to 15 July 2016. The entry deadline is 1 August 2016. There is no entry fee. The awards program, started in 1945, encourages better public understanding of science and its impact. The media landscape may ...
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Call for Session Proposals – WCJS2017

The 10th World Conference of Science Journalists will bring together 1,200–1,400 professionals dedicated to incisive, engaging, accurate, and high-quality science journalism. The conference will build global networks and skills for science communication and provide an opportunity for journalists to explore emerging science as well as crucial issues at the interface of science...
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Foundation awards 15 travel grants to journalists to cover the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF)

This September, recipients of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Fields Medal, the Nevanlinna Prize and the Abel Prize gather in Heidelberg to meet with 200 young researchers from all over the world at the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF). Recognizing the importance of a vital communication network, the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation will provide 15 travel grants for j...
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Opportunity: Falling Walls Fellowship – Berlin, Germany

Since 2013, the Falling Walls Foundation offers a fellowship for journalists to attend the Falling Walls Conference, the international conference on future breakthroughs in science and society, and its expanded programme on 8 and 9 November 2016 in Berlin. It is aimed at journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience, and who hope to advance their knowledge in...
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Kenya launches Climate information prize

A climate information prize has been launched in Kenya to incentivize the development of innovative solutions to make climate change information more usable and accessible for vulnerable communities. The winning organizations will help vulnerable communities access the information they require to enable them tackle climate uncertainty and risk. “The organizations will...
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impactAFRICA journalism fund launches new contest for stories on water and sanitation issues

Journalists who report on water and sanitation issues in six African countries can win fully-funded study trips to major newsrooms in the United States as part of a new contest launched by impactAFRICA today. Access to safe water across Africa is a major public health issue that is often underreported by mainstream media across Africa, despite research by agencies such as th...
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Climate Change fellowship opportunity

Climate Trackers team has a big opportunity on offer for all of you; 15 writing fellowships. These are one-on-one training opportunities for people who are ready to take the next step, and publish articles in the biggest media in their country. The Team has also  2 TRIPS TO MOROCCO available for the most active and impressive individuals throughout our campaign. These ...
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African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards 2016 (ACCER)

ACCER is Africa’s premier environmental and climate change reporting program, run and founded by the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) in 2013. PACJA is an alliance of 1000+ Civil Society organizations. It has representation in 45 countries on the continent and observer status in UNEP. There have been two ACCER cycles so far, with a break in 2015 to allow for sponsor...
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