Falling Walls and Berlin Science Week 2019


EUSJA has got 5 slots for its members to visit Berlin from 6 to 10 November.

Science journalists who are member of an EUSJA science journalists association are invited to attend events of the fourth Berlin Science Week (1 – 10 November) and the programme of the Falling Walls Conference (Falling Walls Lab, Venture, Engage, Welcome Reception on 8 November and Conference on 9 November), to connect with Berlin based and international scientific institutions and

Science Week 2018: Innovate R&D, 09.11.2018, Copyright: Hans-Christian Plambeck/photothek.net

to meet with colleagues from all over the world. The programme also includes a guided tour to selected scientific institutions in Berlin and participation in the Berlin Science Award ceremony on 7 November, hosted by the Governing Mayor of Berlin. More details will follow.

The fellowship consists of four nights in a hotel which is already reserved (breakfast included). Free meals during the Falling Walls programme (except Dinner on 9 November) and during the tour on 7 November will be provided as well. Journalists have to take care of their own travel expenses. Please inform your members and send their applications (name, media, country, association, e-mail, mobile) by 20 August 2019 to violae@mail.ru.

Please note that the approach of the Falling Walls Foundation is to accept first-comers only, we have to consider that condition during the selection process.

More about Berlin Science Week www.berlinscienceweek.com

More info on Falling Walls www.falling-walls.com

 

 

About Jens Degett

President of EUSJA, and also working on a science media platform called ScienceStoriesDK See website: https://www.sciencestories.dk/da Former chair of the Danish Science Journalists, former director of Communication and Information at ESF and one of the founding fathers of WFSJ and ESOF. Worked 30+ years in printed and electronic media, but also as communication officer in large international organisations. Here is an article about my early career: https://www.science.org/content/article/careers-science-broadcasting-biblical-origins-and-superstrings-radio