Fellowships for European Science Journalists



The European school on oncology (ESO) is offering two opportunities for journalists who are addressing issues of cancer in their work at the human level.

1.Calling for the best in cancer journalism: the international Cancer World magazine is looking for outstanding pieces of journalism published in 2015 and 2016 that are changing the way we think about cancer. They may be in print, online, on radio, video or television.

The closing date for applications is 31st October 2016.

Find out more at http://cancerworld.net/media/cancerworld-journalism-award/

(details available in English, Italian, Spanish, German, French and Russian)

  1. Fellowships for European journalists reporting on cancer: ESO and the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) are offering grants to up to 12 European health journalists to attend the European Cancer Congress (ECCO2017) in Amsterdam 27-30 January 2017. The theme is “From evidence to practice in multidisciplinary cancer care”
    The grant covers travel and accommodation costs and free access to the congress and press office. In addition there will be a daily meeting of the ESO-supported group of journalists providing an opportunity to question specialists in more detail and share experiences.

The deadline for applications is 11 November 2016.

All the details and the application form are available at http://cancerworld.net/media/training-events/


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