August 31, 2009: Deadline for science journalism award

    | August 24, 2009

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    SciDev.Net invites all English-speaking journalists from developing countries who have an interest in science reporting and its impact on decision-makers to apply for the IDRC–SciDev.Net Science Journalism Award.

    The award consists of a six-month assignment – four months based in SciDev.Net’s London office and two months travelling in one or more developing countries. It’s an opportunity to improve news and feature writing skills, and to gain a better understanding of how the internet can play a vital role in enhancing science communication.

    The assignment will begin in October 2009 and run for six months (subject to visa). All travel, accommodation, and subsistence expenses will be covered. For more information and details on candidate requirements, go to: