The HEIRRI Consortium gathers in Barcelona for the last project meeting

On June 26th, the HEIRRI Consortium gathered in Barcelona to celebrate the last meeting of the project, due to conclude at the end of August. The team used this opportunity to share final results of the several tasks of the project, but it was most of all a time for discussion and reflection about what the group has achieved during the three years of work.

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Open Position: President of Scientists Dating Forum

The association Scientists Dating Forum (SciDF) is looking for a new president. It is an exciting and challenging opportunity to, together with a diverse and motivated team, take part in developing and positioning SciDF inside the regional science ecosystem. Application Deadline: 1st July 2018.

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2018 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards

Since their inception in 1945, the AAAS Science Journalism Awards have honored professional journalists for distinguished reporting on the sciences, engineering, and mathematics. In recognition of a generous endowment by The Kavli Foundation, the awards now are called the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards, and the contest is open to journalists worldwide. The competition is open to journalists around the world.

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Job offer: Lecturer position in Australia

The School of Biological Sciences of the University of Western Australia is looking for a lecturer in Science Communication. Applications close: 01 Jun 2018 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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Highlights of the 2nd HEIRRI Conference in Vienna: Education towards a responsible society, transforming universities through RRI

The second and last HEIRRI Conference celebrated in Vienna on April 27th 2018 has gathered around 150 people from 43 countries under the title “Education towards a responsible society, transforming universities through RRI”. The event has been centred in discussing about RRI teaching and learning, as well as presenting the work done during the almost three years of project.

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Reporting Intern, Nature (London)

Nature’s news team seeks a reporter for a paid internship of up to three months in summer 2018. This will be a full-time reporting and writing internship based in our London office. Closing date: 14th May 2018

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Job offer: Press Officer at ICIQ

The ICIQ is one of the world’s leading centres in chemical research. It provides facilities, state-of-the-art equipment and most importantly, excellent scientists and professionals. Our ultimate goal and hope is to contribute significantly to the improvement of citizens’ quality of life through chemical research.

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Call for applications: Nature Travel Grant Scheme for Journalists

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. The deadline for submitting an application is Sunday 29 April 2018, 12:00 pm CET.

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The SCS participates in the PCST conference in New Zealand

From April 3rd to 6th 2018, the city of Dunedin, New Zealand, hosts the international conference of the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) network. This year, Gema Revuelta (Director of the Science, Communication and Society Studies Centre, SCS-UPF), Carolina Llorente (SCS-UPF Coordinator) and Núria Saladié (SCS-UPF International Projects’ Coordinator) participate in this year’s event, revolving around the theme “Science, Stories and Society”.

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