NASW members are invited to apply for travel grants to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting June 28-July 4 in Lindau, Germany. Apply by April 2, 2014, for the opportunity to connect with 30 Nobel Laureates in Physiology/Medicine and over 600 young researchers from 80 countries.
The Society for Neuroscience wants to help two outstanding science journalism students attend the society’s annual meeting — the world’s largest source of emerging news on brain science and health. This year’s meeting will take place in San Diego on November 9-13.
We are pleased to announce that NASW is providing over $20,000 in travel fellowship support for attendance at ScienceWriters2013, November 1-5 in Gainesville, Florida. Applications due September 12. Read on for details and visit sciencewriters2013.org for full information on the meeting.
The National Association of Science Writers is pleased to announce a new resource for science journalists — the Funding Sources database. Available to all NASW members, the database was developed by member Madeline Bodin. It includes grants, fellowships, and other types of funding for which science writers may qualify. For information about joining NASW and taking advantage of the Funding Sources database, please see our membership benefits page.
Applications are now open for the UC-HiPACC Science/Engineering Journalism Boot Camp “Computational Astronomy: From Planets to Cosmos” on June 24–27, 2012—an intensive immersion backgrounder for 12 to 16 journalists from all media, whether on staff or freelance.
The Carter Center in Atlanta, GA provides six one-year fellowships for journalists to report on a selected topic regarding mental health or mental illnesses. The Fellowships are designed to increase accurate reporting on mental health issues and decrease incorrect, stereotypical information. Each journalist awarded will receive a $10,000 stipend.
Looking for ways to cover science on a tight travel budget? For the fifth year in a row, the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings invites NASW members who are working journalists or freelancers attending on assignment from a media outlet to apply for travel funding to attend the Lindau Meeting. Deadline: April 4.
We need your help to ensure that educators, staff writers, freelancers, public information officers, students, writers, editors, early career, late career, new members and veterans find something to fit their needs among the workshops. Workshops can be targeted at a specific group, e.g. a master class or newbies, or creatively crafted in such a way as to be applicable to the larger mission and themes of NASW. Read on for details on how to submit a proposal and put yours in by March 1.
WHOI Ocean Science Journalism Fellowships were established in 2000, and the next program will be held from September 9-14, 2012. The OSJ program is designed to introduce science journalists to the interdisciplinary and wide-ranging fields of oceanography and ocean engineering.
All applications and supporting materials must arrive by mail no later than May 15, 2012.
Harvard Medical School’s media fellowship program is entering its fifteenth season. This spring’s two fellowship programs are Beyond Personalized Medicine: Inherited disease in the age of the $1000 genome (April 2-6) and Know Thyself: Autoimmunity, a biomedical identity crisis (April 30-May 4).
For a one-week period, three fellows will visit researchers at the medical school and at its affiliated teaching hospitals and research institutes, meeting with a broad spectrum of