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Virtual Ebola Reporting Workshop coordinated by WFSJ
November 26, 2014 posted in Sci.Journalism
A Virtual Ebola Reporting Workshop targeted specialized and non-specialized journalists in territories directly and indirectly affected by the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) crisis will be held on December 2 (English) and December 3 (French). The workshop is coordinated by WFSJ with support from U.S. Department of State.
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Help African Journalists fight the spread of Ebola
November 17, 2014 posted in Sci.Journalism
WFSJ, in association with Hirondelle USA and the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), launched this fundraising campaign to help local radio stations and their staff in Ebola-affected regions. Make it happen and contribute to the efforts to fight the spread of Ebola!
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African Federation of Science Journalists has a new executive board!
November 10, 2014 posted in Associations
At the 2nd African Conference of Science Journalists held in Nairobi, organised by MESHA, from Oct 12 to 15, 2014, an election was held and a new team came into office to run the affairs of the African Federation of Science Journalists!
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CSWA: Published in 2014 Book Awards
October 29, 2014 posted in Competitions
The Canadian Science Writers’ Association offers two annual book awards to honour outstanding contributions to science writing. DEADLINE Dec 5, 2014

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SciDev.Net's live debate on Ebola (French)
October 28, 2014 posted in Sci.Journalism
SciDev.Net’s Sub-Sahara Africa (French) edition are hosting a live debate on: Ebola: Qu'avons-nous appris sur les maladies zoonotiques? (Ebola: What has the world learnt about epidemics) on Friday October 31st, 17.00 to 19.00 GMT).
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SEJ's Environmental journalism grant
October 23, 2014 posted in Competitions
Journalists can apply for a US$3,500 grant to support their environmental reporting and entrepreneurial ventures around the globe. Deadline November 15.

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EGU 2015 Science Journalism Fellowships – call for applications
October 14, 2014 posted in Competitions
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is once again offering fellowships for journalists to report on ongoing research in the geosciences. Successful applicants will receive up to €5000 to cover expenses related to their projects. Deadline 19 Nov 2014.

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2015 EurekAlert! Journalism Fellowships to serve China and India
October 8, 2014 posted in Competitions
Applications are open for the 2015 AAAS-EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters. The Fellowship will cover travel and accommodation costs to the Annual Meeting in San Jose, California, 12-16 February, 2015 for 4 journalists from China and India. Deadline 14 October.

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