Author: Jens Degett

  • The time has stopped on the Moscow´s Golden Brains

    (by Marina Hofmanova) The iconic tower clock hands on the building of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow has stopped shortly after the invasion of Ukraine began. It was because the watchmakers from Vyškov, Czech Republic, who remotely operates the clock, thus told themselves that they did not agree with the…

  • An open letter from Russian scientists and science journalists against the war with Ukraine

    An open letter from Russian scientists and science journalists against the war with Ukraine

    The board of the European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations (EUSJA) endorses this open letter written by Russian scientists and science journalists against the war in Ukraine. This war is also a war on propaganda and information. It is built on lies, misinformation and massive obstruction of the international media. Our hearts are with the…

  • EUSJA celebrates 50 years with virtual European Conference for Science Journalists (ECSJ2021)

    Videolink to recording of conference on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpvI7VOl0vY EUSJA ECSJ2021 Program, Thursday the 16 December 10:00 – 10:15 Opening. Jens Degett, (Denmark) Massimo Gaudina (Italy) 10:15 – 10:45 The role of EUSJA in science journalism the last 50 years. Erich Witzmann, (Austria) and Istvan Palugyai, (Hungary) Moderator:  Hanns-J. Neubert, (Germany) 10:45 – 11:30 Debate: Hanns-J.…

  • Communicating in times of COVID 19

    This report is the response from several organisations on science communication during the COVID-19 Pandemic. I thank in particular the EUSJA member organisations for contributing with data to this COST report. The final conference on science communication is planned to take place October 2021 but it may be postponed. Read more about CCA on Science…

  • EUSJA teams up against Antibiotic Resistance

  • EUSJA Session on COVID-19 in Trieste

    If you missed it you can see the video here

  • EUSJA Session at ESOF2020 in Trieste

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  • Myths and facts on vaccination

    Since vaccines have eliminated and reduced most vaccine-preventable diseases, people tend not to remember just how devastating these lifethreatening diseases can be. Vaccination is the most cost-effective medical intervention ever introduced and, together with clean water and sanitation, it has eliminated many infectious diseases that once killed millions of people. A report of the World…

  • Press release on the fake ECSJ 2020 in Trieste

    The European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations (EUSJA) would like to announce that it is not responsible for the organisation of the fake ECSJ 2020 in Trieste, nor does it endorse it. EUSJA has organised the “European Conference for Science Journalists” or ECSJ in connection with the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) and the World Science…

  • Open Call for Journalists Grant Applications

            The Hungarian Academy of Sciences  & the European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations Announce Grant Scheme for Journalists Attending the 9th World Science Forum in Budapest, 20-23 November 2019 www.worldscienceforum.org Background The 2019 World Science Forum (WSF) will take place between 20-23 November in Budapest under the title “Science, Ethics and Responsibility”.…