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ESO @ ECCO2015 Fellowship 

25 September – 29 September 2015 Congress Centre Messe, Vienna, Austria

The European School of Oncology is giving journalists the opportunity to apply for a fellowship to attend the European CanCer Organisation Congress (ECCO2015) in September in Vienna. Successful journalists will have access to the Congress and Press areas. In addition there will be a daily meeting of the ESO group on a particular issue so those attending can question some specialists in more detail and share experiences.

Eligible journalists are:
Еarly and mid-career journalists, freelance or staff, covering health stories in print/broadcast/online mass media, who would not normally have the chance to attend ESMO Congress

  • From any country within the WHO Europe region
  • With an interest in reporting on medical progress from the perspective of the practical implications for patients

Journalists will receive:
– 4 night’s accommodation arranged by ESO (26, 27, 28 and 29 September)
– a grant of up to 500 euros (max) for travel/transfers
– a per diem of 30 euros per day for food
The deadline for applications is the 15 July 2015, further information including how to apply can be found on our website:http://www.cancerworld.org/Media/Media_Training.html

About Viola Egikova

Viola Egikova - science journalist based in Moscow, president of Intellect, former Vice-President of the European Union of Science Journalists' Associations, Programme Coordinator of All Russia Science Festival