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Science Journalists Association of India Conference 2023

Science Journalists Association of India (SJAI)

"The Science Journalists Association of India (SJAI) is delighted to announce its inaugural conference - a one-of-its kind symposium bringing together science journalists, communicators, scientists, technologists and policymakers with a shared purpose: To shape the future of science journalism in India. We invite journalists, communicators, students, scientists and researchers to join us this November and become a part of a crucial conduit that brings together the intricacies of science and the curiosity of the public."

Scienseed Newsletter

This monthly newsletter, from science and technology communications company Scienseed, delivers news, tools, research updates, and other information for science communicators. Scienseed is an international company based in Spain.

How to become a science journalist? A practical guide on science journalism basics in Arabic

This guide, written by science journalism and communication trainer Mohamed Elsonbaty Ramadan, explains science journalism basics for Arabic-langauge speakers. (The resource is written in Arabic.)
Academic program

University of Edinburgh: MSc in science communication and public engagement

University of Edinburgh

Masters degree in science communication: "The University of Edinburgh supports a vibrant culture of science communication and public engagement and has considerable expertise across a range of science communication and public engagement practice; from dissemination of knowledge to dialogue and policy." This program does not specialize in marketing, advertising, or corporate communication.

Talking Maths in Public

Talking Maths in Public is a U.K.-based conference that runs every two years for people who work in, or otherwise participate in, communicating mathematics to the public. The event is independently organized, and funded by ticket sales and grants from mathematical institutions. TMiP is run by an independent committee of people who work in different areas of math communication, and the event includes workshops provided by expert guests, discussions on varied topics, networking sessions and chances to share ideas and showcase projects. For those in the U.S., you can learn about and join an effort to create a U.S. based conference inspired by TMiP here:
Academic program

University College London: MSc in science communication

University College London

This master's program in science communication started in September 2022. "Developed to prepare students for the growing number of science communication jobs - from journalism and broadcasting, to public relations, public engagement, and online campaigning – our MSc Science Communication focuses on state-of-the-art professional communication, journalism, and engagement expertise from around the world, combined with an academic underpinning from science and technology studies." It is offered as a one-year (full-time) or two-year (part-time) program.
Science writing example

A room, a bar and a classroom: How the coronavirus is spread through the air


This visual story, published by the Spanish-language newspaper El País, provides an overview of COVID-19 risk in indoor spaces and how different safety measures may help, based on an estimation tool developed by atmospheric chemist José Luis Jiménez. Co-authors Mariano Zafra and Javier Salas won a AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award, an Ortega y Gasset award, and a Malofiej award for the story in 2021.

World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ)

World Federation of Science Journalists

"The World Federation of Science Journalists is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization representing 67 science journalists’ associations and 10,000 individual science and technology journalists from around the world. The WFSJ encourages strong, critical coverage of issues in science and technology, the environment, health and medicine, agriculture and related fields." WFSJ co-organizes the World Conference of Science Journalists every two years.

AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

"Since their inception in 1945, the AAAS Science Journalism Awards have honored distinguished reporting on science by professional journalists. The awards, an internationally recognized measure of excellence in science journalism, go to individuals (rather than institutions, publishers or employers) for coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics. "In each category, there are two awards: Gold, with a prize of $5,000, and Silver, with a prize of $3,500. The awards are presented each year at the AAAS Annual Meeting in February; the award includes reimbursement for travel and hotel expenses."
Mentor program

Sharon Dunwoody Science Journalism Mentoring Program

The Open Notebook

"The Sharon Dunwoody Science Journalism Mentoring Program is a free, nine-month mentoring program aimed at increasing the diversity of voices covering science and supporting journalists who are from underrepresented communities or who have experienced higher than average barriers to entry to the field. During the course of this program, each participant will be paired with a paid mentor as part of an individually tailored learning program aimed at providing the skills and community support to help them do their best work in covering science. This program will offer participants the opportunity to explore their career interests, challenges, and passions and to sharpen their skills as part of a talented, supportive, diverse community of mentees and mentors. This mentoring program is made possible at no cost to participants through the generous support of Science Sandbox and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative."

Science Journalism Forum

SciComm X

"SJF is a fully virtual global event where science journalists, writers, publishers, scientists, students, and academia can share new ideas and thoughts in science journalism. The forum aims to empower all stakeholders with new tools that help them communicate, network, and learn from their peers all over the world."

CCSC2023: Conference of Social Communication of Science

Spanish Association of Scientific Communication (AEC2)

"The Conference of Social Communication of Science is one of the most important scientific, health and environmental communication and journalism events in Spanish. Every two years, it invites more than 400 professionals, including scientific, health and environmental journalists and communicators in the media and social networks, universities, research centres, science museums, public administration and the private sector. "This edition's theme is: "Unity makes science". The event aims to join all those who work to disseminate knowledge from professional and academic fields and create a dialogue with the participative and decisive society and the science it demands."