World Federation of
Science Journalists

Win Award to cover Darwin Conference in Alexandria

Application deadline: 18th September 2009

The British Council, in collaboration with the World Federation of Science Journalists, is offering travel awards to journalists who would like to attend a 3-day conference on Darwinism at the famous Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Egypt), 14-16 November 2009.

If you are a science journalist interested in evolution, the awards offer the opportunity to meet with some 140 scientists, colleagues, and up to 800 delegates, to discuss cutting edge evolutionary research, applications in agriculture, plant science and biomedicine, and the impact and controversy of Darwinism in society and culture.

The awards are offered by the British Council’s Darwin Now project, in association with the World Federation of Science Journalists. Each Journalist Travel Award covers travel, accommodation and other expenses to attend the Darwin’s Living Legacy: International Conference on Evolution and Society. 14-16 November 2009.

Click here for more details on the Darwin Now Journalist Travel Awards.

Click here to access the application form and further instructions on how to apply.

The competition is open to journalists from all world regions working in print, TV, radio or online. Winners will be notified by the by 29th September 2009, and must have a valid passport.

Click here for the full conference schedule and speakers.