EuroScience Open Forum for Journalists, Copenhagen

Deadline: 31 January 2014
Open to: journalists with media accreditation
Venue: 21-26 June 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark

Description

Created by EuroScience, the biennial ESOF – EuroScience Open Forum – meeting is the largest pan-European general science meeting dedicated to scientific research and innovation. At ESOF meetings leading scientists, researchers, young researchers, journalists, business people, entrepreneurs and innovators, policy makers, science and technology communicators and the general public from all over the world discuss new discoveries and debate the direction that research is taking in the sciences, humanities and social sciences.

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online. Throughout all its businesses NPG is dedicated to serving the scientific and medical communities and the wider scientifically interested general public. NPG has supported ESOF since its very first meeting in 2004.

Similar to the 2012 edition of meeting, NPG is funding the Nature Travel Grant Scheme for journalists to attend ESOF2014 with the aim to increase the impact of ESOF.

Costs

In addition to free registration, the Nature Travel Grant Scheme offers a lump sum of 750 euro to help cover the costs of travel, accommodation and subsistence to attend ESOF2014. This sum is reduced by 30% (525 euro) for grantees residing in Denmark or in the Öresund region.

Eligibility

Journalists irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, place of residence and media (paper, radio, TV, web) are welcome to apply. Media accreditation will be required.

Application

Submit your application HEREThe deadline for submitting an application is the 31 January 2014, 12:00 pm CET. The selection of candidates will be based on the applicant’s CV and motivation statement to be involved in the Nature Travel Grant Scheme for ESOF 2014. An email of decision will be sent by the 7 March 2014 to all candidates stating whether or not their application has been selected.

For any further information, please contact the EuroScience Office at [email protected]

Visit the official website HERE.

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