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August 12, 2015 posted in Other
 
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SCIDEV.NET IS LOOKING FOR FREELANCE CONTRIBUTORS
March 26, 2015 posted in Other

SciDev.Net is looking for freelance contributors to cover stories in the following locations: Asia, Europe and North-America.

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EBOLA CRISIS: BBC DIGITAL CONFERENCE MARCH 3 AT 08:00 GMT
March 2, 2015 posted in Other 318 comments >>

The BBC World Service is holding a one-day digital conference on Ebola on Tuesday 3 March at 08:00 GMT.

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PEW RESEARCH CENTRE: MAJOR GAPS BETWEEN THE PUBLIC AND SCIENTISTS ON KEY ISSUES
February 9, 2015 posted in Other 307 comments >>

The Pew Research Centre published on January, 29 a study on the differences between the public and scientists on how they perceive science issues. 

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International Summer School on Environmental Journalism and Communication
May 15, 2014 posted in Other
The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is launching the International Summer School in Environmental Journalism and Communication (ISSEJC), an intensive training programme at graduate level in Chania, Island of Crete, Greece from 21 – 30 July 2014.
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WFSJ reaches out to Japanese colleagues
March 16, 2011 posted in Other 33 comments >>
Science journalists are among the firsts trying to make sense of events like the earthquakes, tsunamis, and nuclear accidents affecting Japan. Our Japanese colleagues are presently solicited to the extreme and their role is crucial to Japanese civil society and to the international community, now, and in the coming days, weeks, and months.

The World Federation of Science Journalist would like to send a message of support and sympathy to our friends and colleagues in Japan in light of the terrible events that have unfolded in that country.
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World Federation goes Electronic for Board Members’ Election
August 4, 2010 posted in Other
Member associations of the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) have approved a constitutional change that will allow the upcoming WFSJ board elections to be held electronically.

Two thirds, 20 out of 30 member associations with voting rights voted yes to changing a clause in the constitution that required board elections to happen when the General Assembly met every two years. The clause also required candidates to be present at the General Assembly. The change, effective immediately, will allow candidates from around the world to run for the WFSJ board through an open electronic process.
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WCSJ 2011 - Reception at Circolo dei Lettori
June 29, 2010 posted in Other 1 comment >>
The 7th World Conference of Science Journalists that will be organized in Cairo, Egypt in 2011 is organizing a reception in partnership with the Research, Development and Innovation Programme – Egypt – during ESOF on July 6 at Il Circolo dei Lettori. Come mingle with the conference organizers and learn about the conference program and Egyptian science. More importantly, come for good food and drink and don't miss receiving a crystal pyramid made in Egypt!
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Total Lunar Eclipse 2008 - Skypecast
February 20, 2008 posted in Other
If you are in America, the Atlantic, Africa and Europe on the night of 20-21 Feb 2008 you will be lucky to witness a total lunar eclipse. This spectacular astronomical event sees the sun, earth and moon aligned on a perfect line for a short amount of time. From the earth we see the moon travel across the shadow of the planet and take on a beautiful dim red glow as if in an Earth-wide sunset. Universe Awareness, one of the International Year of Astronomy (2009) Global Cornerstone projects
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The World's First Online Course in Science Journalism
February 2, 2008 posted in Other 2 comments >>
(Doha - Qatar) -- On Monday 4 February 2008 The World Federation of Science Journalists launched the world's first online course in science journalism, in cooperation with the Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net).
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WFSJ mentee traces Kenyan conflict`s destructive impact on science
January 24, 2008 posted in Other
The flagship project of the World Federation of Science Journalists continues to yield dividends. Kimani Chege, a member of SjCOOP, the science journalism mentoring programme run by the WFSJ, has produced the most popular news item in the second week of January on the Science and Development Network website, said Elinor Smallman, the administrative and marketing assistant for SciDev.Net.
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Announcing: Knight Science Journalism Tracker
June 16, 2006 posted in Other
Now you can track major stories by science journalists across the country, day in and day out. Are they doing stories you-or your students--should be doing? How does their work stack up against that of the professional world?
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