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Get ready for the Helsinki 2013 World Conference of Science Journalists!

28 Febbraio 2012 // 0 Commenti

We are pleased to circulate this announcement by the Finnish colleague Eeva Pitkälä, Conference Director  of the 8th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) that will take place in Helsinki from June 24 to 28, 2013. Dear colleagues, The first details of WCSJ2013 have now been revealed at a press conference in the AAAS Annual meeting. The next important WCSJ 2013 dates are Call for session proposals, open on March 1, 2012, exhibition details available by June 2012 and the early registration, that begins [segue...]

Apply for a scholarship to the 2012 Kavli Award ceremony in Oslo

7 Luglio 2011 // 2 Commenti

From the website of the World Federation of Science Journalists: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters offers scholarships to cover 2012 awards in Oslo June 26, 2011 posted in Competitions There’s a door opening wide into astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, and science journalists can apply for front-row seats to cover a landmark event honouring researchers in these fields. The door is in Oslo, Norway, but it’s open for applications from science reporters anywhere – from Chile to China and all [segue...]

Deep brain stimulation in the media – Daniela Ovadia on Frontiers in Neuroscience

6 Giugno 2011 // 0 Commenti

This perspective article written by SWIM board member Daniela Ovadia and Frédéric Gilbert on the peer-reviewed journal “Frontiers in integrative Neuroscience” proposes a new model for a more effective cooperation between the scientific community and the specialised journalists. It’s certainly worth reading. Deep brain stimulation in the media: over-optimistic portrayals call for a new strategy involving journalists and scientists in ethical debates Frédéric Gilbert1 and Daniela Ovadia2,3* 1 [segue...]
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