Tag: science

  • Press Scholarships for the Holberg Prize and Nils Klim Prize Award Ceremony in Bergen

    The EUSJA is pleased to announce 2 press scholarships to attend the award ceremony for the 2018 Holberg Prize and Nils Klim Prize and related events that will take place in Bergen, Norway, between the 4th and the 6th of June, 2018. The winning journalists will be the guests of the Holberg Prize and the University of…

  • Award for Journalists

    The European School of Oncology announced a call for Cancer World Journalism Award. The Award is open to journalists worldwide who cover cancer in their work which can be print, online, radio or television. We have four categories and a prize of 1500 euros for each category plus an overall winner. Journalistic work must have…

  • Alternative Facts Stop Here

    By Aisling Irwin,  science journalist, ABSW These days, scientists are dismayed at the devaluation of their principal currency: the fact. At the Falling Walls 2017 conference in Berlin last week they were making this very clear. Hundreds of delegates at the annual meeting of scientific luminaries posed in front of the splendid Brandenburg Gate holding…

  • Who’s afraid of science journalists? Portugal’s scientists step into journalists’ shoes

    By Vera Novais, Observador  The “Who’s afraid of journalists?” session at SciComPT2017 meeting, in Portugal, explored the tricky relationship between journalists, scientists and press officers by having them role play each other’s jobs What would happen if you put a scientist into a newsroom, and a journalist into a research lab? They might just have…

  • Moving from research career into science writing: lessons from Ireland and UK

    By Tom Kennedy Researchers sometimes wonder if they should, or even could, start broadcasting or writing about science. Is it possible to take leave of the lab and become a science communicator? This was the question uppermost in the minds of science postdocs at Queen’s this month when they gathered to hear what a panel…

  • Challenges. Reflections after the conference

    By Agnes Kittel, member of the Club of Hungarian Science Journalists If there is something which is common in the life of every being living under the Sun, it is for sure that pain belongs to it. The X Congress of the European Pain Federation /EFIC/ was held in Copenhagen between 6-9 September 2017. This…

  • Berlin Science Week

    This year again EUSJA is offered a fellowship for 10 selected journalists to attend 2 days during the Berlin Science Week (7 – 8 November) and the Falling Walls Conference (November 9). The programme will start on 7 November at the beginning of the afternoon with a Berlin-Tour that concludes at the ceremony for the Berlin Science Award.…

  • Bringing Pain Relief…

    We have got 10 invitations for EUSJA members to attend the Congress of the European Pain Federation (EFIC) “Pain in Europe”. EUSJA journalists were invited to this important scientific event twice – in 2013 to Florence and in 2015 to Vienna. This year EFIC will hold its Pain in Europe conference titled “Bringing Pain Relief to All…

  • A Better Future for Europe

    EUSJA has 8 grants for its members to attend European Health Forum Gastein and to meet outstanding scientists and policy makers. It is a wonderful place for journalists who cover medicine and life sciences. This year will be the anniversary: the 20-th EHFG will be organized in Bad Gastein from 4 to 6 October with…

  • European Science TV & New Media Festival & Awards 2017/18

    The organizers of the Festival are pleased to announce the Call for TV programmes or New Media productions for the 2017/18 European Science TV and New Media Festival and Awards. The range of categories is similar to that in 2016, expanded to nine Awards set out below. These include all the TV and New Media…