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Ebola Outbreak and the Urgent Need for Science Journalists
September 17, 2014 posted in Sci.Journalism
The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Western Africa highlights the urgent need to close the gap in communication between scientists, journalists and communities. / La propagation de maladie à virus Ébola en Afrique de l’Ouest met en évidence la nécessité urgente de combler les lacunes en matière de communication entre les scientifiques, les journalistes et les collectivités.

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Women dominate in Profile Awards for science and technology journalism
September 15, 2014 posted in Sci.Journalism
Women dominated the top five positions in the 14th Profile Awards for science and technology journalism, announced at Wits University on Thursday 11 September 2014.

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SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South
September 11, 2014 posted in Competitions
SciDev.Net, with support from the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW), would like to encourage investigative science journalism in the Global South and has established a Fellowship to enable a journalist to carry out a detailed investigation. The Fellowship is open to all science journalists living and working within non-OECD countries.
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Science Journalism Student Award from Society for Neuroscience
September 11, 2014 posted in Competitions
The Science Journalism Student Award enables students pursuing a science or medical journalism degree to attend the Society for Neuroscience's annual meeting. Two awards are granted each year.

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SjCOOP Asia - 3rd Regional Conference in Tokyo, Japan, Sep 8-12
August 27, 2014 posted in SjCOOP Asia
The 3rd Regional Conference of WFSJ's SjCOOP Asia Project will be help in Tokyo, Japan, September 8-12, 2014 at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in collaboration with the Japanese Association of Science and Technology Journalists (JASTJ)

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SjCOOP Asia: Best story award 1st round winner - Nguyet Ta from Vietnam
August 20, 2014 posted in SjCOOP Asia
Science journalism COOPeration (SjCOOP) aims to promote science journalism in the newsroom by helping journalists world-wide expand their professional skills and network in science reporting. Here, we present the story selected in the first round of SjCOOP Asia Best Story Award from Vietnamese-speaking group.

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African Science Journalists Conference, 13-15 October, Nairobi, Kenya
August 20, 2014 posted in Conferences
For the second time in as many years, African science journalists will converge in Nairobi, Kenya on October 13-15 to discuss how the gap between science journalists and policy makers can be bridged.

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Travel Grants to the Annual Media Briefing on Climate Change - New Delhi, Nov 6-7, 2014
July 30, 2014 posted in Conferences
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi (India)-based research and advocacy organisation, invites applications from journalists to attend its Annual Media Briefing on Climate Change. CSE will support the travel and accommodation of selected participants. Last date of application is August 31, 2014.

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