Bolsa para jornalistas na Cimeira do Clima em Paris

 The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), has announced fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris, France, this December.

As part of the fellowships, the CCMP will cover travel, lodging and daily subsistence expenses, arrange press accreditation at COP21, and provide other support services.

During the COP 21, the fellows will benefit from a series of specially designed activities, including an orientation session, daily breakfast briefings, a field trip and a media clinic.

The application is now open until the deadline of July 31st, 2015.

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Congresso da dor em Viena de Áustria – 8 Bolsas para EUSJA

De 2 a 5 de Setembro de 2015 realiza-se na capital austriaca o congresso da dor, para o qual temos 8 bolsas para candidatos da EUSJA.

Juntamos o comunicado em Inglês:

Most of you should remember that in 2013 EUSJA sent its journalists to participate the prestigious European biannual congress “Pain in Europe”. This interesting scientific meeting always attracts science journalists since is giving a good chance to meet famous researchers and world’s leading pain experts. We’ve got many applications to attend the Congress and a good feedback from our members.

I am happy to inform you, that EUSJA, like I promised to General Assembly, continues the collaboration with the organizers of the Congress. This time the meeting will be in Vienna (September 2 –5). See the preliminary programme to Some outstanding scientists are already announced among the speakers: Andrew Moore (UK), Ralf Baron (Germany​), Michaela Kress (Austria), Rebeccah Slater (UK), Liesbet Goubert (Belgium), Michele Sterling (Australia). Kris Vissers (Netherlands) Luana Colloca, Vania Apkarian (both – USA) and others.

We have 8 slots. The organizers will cover 4 night accommodation (starting from September 1), the journalists must take care of their traveling.

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Duas bolsas da EUSJA para Heidelberg

Quem estiver interessado faça chegar as suas candidaturas à ARCA até dia 20 de Junho de 2015. A data limite para entrega na EUSJA é no dia 22. O encontro de Heidelberg realiza-se de 23 a 28 de Agosto.

Aqui fica o comunicado da EUSJA em inglês:

Like the last year EUSJA offers to its members the opportunity to meet the world’s brightest mathematicians and computer scientists in Heidelberg. The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) offers 15 travel grants to science journalists from all over the world enable them to meet famous researchers and report this very interesting meeting. 2 from these 15 grants are given to EUSJA.

These 2 participanrs will be selected by our community. However one may try to apply directly to HLFF and stand for competition, all the needed information is below. But we have reserved 2 slots for European journalists and EUSJA will name these 2 participants. Please spread a word and let us try to find 2 intelligent, active science journalists who are interested to meet outstanding mathematicians and computer scientists and write good articles. The meeting will take place in Germany, Heidelberg, August 23 – 28. The Foundation fully covers the trip: travelling, accomodation and meal.

Please send your candidates: name, media, e-mail, mobile with a SHORT MOTIVATION LETTER to show the real interest towards the topic.

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Visita de Estudo à Estónia

Biodiversidade e alterações climáticas:uma visão da Estónia. É este o tema que leva um grupo de jornalista a esta republica do Báltico entre os dias 20 e 22 de Maio, de 2015, a convite da Associação Estoniana de Jornalistas de Ciência.

“With half of its land covered with forests, and a sea territory dotted with more than 1,500 islands, Estonia can boast of a strikingly abundant biodiversity”, pode ler-se no comunicado enviado para a ARCA.

“On the three days of the trip, you will be meeting a number of outstanding Estonian ecologists and other environmental scientists, as well as experience Estonian nature first-hand on a visit to the wooded meadow of Laelatu, one of the most species-rich places in Europe.
Programme itinerary at a glance:
· Tuesday, 19 May: Arrival in Tallinn; Welcome Dinner
· Wednesday, 20 May: Tallinn University; Tallinn University of Technology (presentations on
the TUT’s research vessel Salme, cruising the Tallinn Bay)
· Thursday, 21 May: visits to the Laelatu wooded meadow and the Tartu Observatory
· Friday, 22 May: University of Tartu; Estonian University of Life Sciences; return to Tallinn
· Saturday, 23 May: Departure (or start of the weekend in Estonia on your own!)
Presentations (more to be added)
· Shinya Sugita, Tallinn University. Environmental history in the Holocene: why does it
· Maarja Kruusmaa, Tallinn University of Technology. Using aquatic robots to protect the
· Urmas Lips, Tallinn University of Technology. Eutrophication and hypoxia in the Baltic
(includes demo observations on board the research vessel)
· Rivo Uiboupin, Tallinn University of Technology. Satellites and advanced marine monitoring
· Anu Reinart, Tartu Observatory. Monitoring biodiversity from space
· Leho Tedersoo, University of Tartu. The global biodiversity of fungi
· Meelis Pärtel, University of Tartu. Dark biodiversity
· Raivo Mänd, University of Tartu. Potential effects of a warming climate on forest birds in hemiboreal Estonia
· Ülo Niinemets, Estonian University of Life Sciences. The role of plants in climate change
· Tiiu Kull, Estonian University of Life Sciences. Orchids, symbols of beauty and mystery
· Steffen Noe, Estonian University of Life Sciences. SMEAR Estonia – integrated ecosystem
and climate research on large scale
· Kalev Sepp, Estonian University of Life Sciences. The impact of climate change on the
migration routes of the Eurasian crane

Practical information

Accommodation for four nights (May 19–23), meals, and transportation during the trip will be covered by us, the organisers. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from Tallinn, including airport transfer. However, in case your association or media organisation is not able to pay for your travel, you are eligible to ask EUSJA to cover 50% of the cost of your plane tickets. Applications will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis, depending on the availability of funds.
If you like, you can stay over for the weekend after the study trip, or even longer. A great idea would be to take a trip to an Estonian island, or even to spend a day or two in Tallinn, world famous for its red-roofed medieval Old Town. We can help you book your hotel, etc.

Please send your application via your national association by 2nd of March, 2015 to Priit Ennet( In the application, you should include your name, e-mail address, and the media
outlet that you work for.

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Trabalho na EUSJA em Estrasburgo

Termina a 24 de Outbro o prazo para responder ao anuncio de trabalho da EUSJA.

The European Union of Science Journalists Associations (EUSJA) needs an experienced administrator for management of EU projects and administrative work for the organization.

Workplace will be at the EuroScience office in Strasbourg.

EUSJA was founded in 1971 in Belgium by seven national associations of science journalists, EUSJA now represents more than 2000 science journalists around Europe. Following the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989 there was an upsurge of interest from Eastern European countries that now play an active role in EUSJA’s activities.

The main goals of EUSJA are truly barrier-breaking by aiming to improve communication between the international scientific community and society and to promote contacts between journalists in the field of scientific and technical communication.

More about EUSJA can be found on the website:


•proven track record and experience on managing administration and handling accounts of EU-
projects, FP7 a big plus

•understanding science communication in general and science journalism specifically
•networking abilities with good writing skills for correspondence
•able to do independent work
•languages: English as working language, good French and other languages as plus
•good computing skills
•Master´s or BA is an advantage
We can offer:

•salary level, depending of qualifications around 4250 € incl. social benefits according to French law
•permanent contract after 6 month probation period
•possibility to be flexible and a part time job, too
Please send your CV and a cover letter of maximum 1 page to Jens Degett, Mail:

If you have any questions you are welcome to call: +45 88433059 or Skype: jensdegett

Deadline for applications is 24th October.

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Cancro: Formação para Jornalista

Aulas em Madrid

Estão abertas inscrições para jornalistas especializados em ciência e saúde. São 15 bolsas para viagens e destinam-se a acompanhar o congresso da ESMO em Madrid, de 26 a 29 de Setembrto de 2014.

O prazo para entregar as candidaturas termina a 30 de Junho e os detalhes da candidatura podem ser consultados na página do evento.

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Visita de Estudo a Barcelona

Para os interessados em genoma existem ainda vagas para visitar o CRG em Barcelona.

«El CRG es un instituto internacional de investigación biomédica de excelencia, la misión del cual es descubrir y hacer avanzar el conocimiento en beneficio de la sociedad, la salud pública y la prosperidad económica. El CRG cree que la medicina del futuro depende de la ciencia innovadora actual. Esto requiere un equipo científico interdisciplinar centrado en la comprensión de la complejidad de la vida, desde el genoma a la célula, hasta un organismo completo y su interacción con el entorno, que ofrece una visión integradora de las enfermedades genéticas».

Além do CRG também se visita o Institute of Photonic Research (ICFO) e o Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC).

O programa é o que se segue:

19 May 2014
19h00 – 21h00: Welcome reception at Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
Registration for the café scientifique
Reimbursement of travel costs from the airport

20 May 2014
9h00 – 17h45: visit of the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
9:00 – 10:30 – Short presentations of two EU-funded projects:
● 4DCellFate, by Luciano Di Croce and Ben Lehner
● SysteMTb, by Luis Serrano
10:45 – 11:45 – Visit of the Advanced Light Microscopy Unit (ALMU), by Timmo Zimmerman
12:00 – 13:00 – Visit of the Proteomics Unit, by Eduard Sabido
13:00 – 13:45 – Lunch
13:45 – 15:30 – Visit of two laboratories:
● Retinal Regeneration porject, by Maria Pia Cosma
● Swarm Organ project, by James Sharpe
15:45 – 17:30 – “Café scientifique” with scientists from the various research institutions involved

18h30: guided tour of Barcelona with Marta from Forever Barcelona
The tour will start in front of the Banys Oriental Hotel and will end at the restaurant Lonja de Tapas
20h30: Dinner in a tapas restaurant: Lonja de Tapas – Pla de Palau

21 May 2014
9h00 – 13h15: visit of the Institute of Photonic Research (ICFO)
09.00 – 9.40 – Welcome and Overview of the Light for Health program, by Lluis Torner, Director, Brook Hardwick, Head of corporate communication, and Susana Santos, Program Manager
9.40 – 11:00 – Presentations from several “Light for Health” Group Leaders:
• Turgut Durduran – Medical optics
• Melike Lakadamyali – Advanced fluorescence imaging and biophysics
• Maria Garcia-Parajo – Single molecule biophotonics
• Romain Quidant – Plasmon nano-optics
11.30 – 12:00 – Visit of the ICFO facilities (Biology lab, Clean room, Prototypes of ICFO patented research, SLN Facility)
12.00 – 13.00 – Informal lunch with Group Leaders and select ICFOnians.

14h00 – 17h45: visit of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
– Presentation on high-performance computing and e-Sciences by Mateo Valero, Director of BSC
– Presentation on bioinformatics by Modesto Orozco, Director of the Life Science department at BSC
– Visit of the MareNostrum infrastructures
– Presentation and visit of projects on electronic and atomic protein modelling ( by Victor Guallart), computational genomics (Pancancer project), and on heart simulation (Alya Red project)

19h30: Dinner at the H10 Port Vell Hotel – Pas de Sota Muralla, 9

22 May 2014
9h30 – 13h45: visit of the Val d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO)
9:30 – 9:45 – Welcome and overview presentation of VHIO, by Josep Tabernero
9:45 – 11:00 – Tour of the premises
11:15 – 11:40 – Presentation of the Rational Therapy for Breast Cancer (RATHER) project
11:40 – 12:05 – Presentation of the EurocanPlatform project
12:05 – 12:25 – Presentation the WINTHER trial
12:25 – 12:40 – Presentation of the Colon Therapy Research Consortium (COLTHERES)
12:40 – Q & As with selected VHIO panelists
13:15 – Lunch

13h45: return to the Banys Oriental Hotel and end of the trip

Os interessados devem enviar para a ARCA as candidaturas que as fará chegar ao secretariado da EUSJA.

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