Are you passionate about science communication and project management? Do you want to gain first-hand experience working on EU-funded projects in our friendly, cosmopolitan Brussels office? You might be just the person our project management team is looking for! Applications for this position will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so be sure to express your interest early.
Ecsite is the European network of science centres and museums. They represent more than 350 organisations across Europe and the world, active in science engagement: communicating scientific subjects and skills to the public and facilitating democratic dialogue between science and society. Our friendly, cosmopolitan Brussels office is looking for an intern to work alongside the project management team. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in project management, find out how EU-funded projects function and experience the dynamic field of science communication and museums. Read More
The first Summer School on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) has taken place at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) from the 12th to the 15th of September. This course has been the first pilot trial to validate the educational materials developed by the UPF within the framework of the European project HEIRRI (Higher Education Institutions and RRI).
The aim of this teaching programme has been to help researchers to reflect upon the concept of responsibility in the R+D+i process, and to integrate this reflection into their own professional routines in a practical manner. The 15 participants that have attended this Summer School during an intensive week come from different fields (experimental sciences, political sciences, humanities, etc.) and their level of experience in research is also very varied (doctorate students, teachers and senior research staff, research managers and administration staff, etc.) Read More
The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is looking for an enthusiastic Junior Communications Officer to support the implementation and content managing/creation of the website of the newly created Severo Ochoa – María de Maeztu alliance, supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. This network aims at increasing the visibility and international recognition of the Severo Ochoa Programme, and of the centers and units distinguished with this label of Excellence.
As the Junior Communications Officer you will work under the supervision of the Communications and Public Relation Department and the International and Scientific Affairs Department at the CRG. Deadline: Please submit your application by September 25th, 2017 Read More
CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is looking for a head for the Arts and Science programme who would play a leading part in promoting dialogue between artists and particle physicists.
You will join the International Relations Sector (IR), Education, Communications and Outreach Group (ECO) that is responsible for generating public engagement in science, producing and distributing information, fostering community-building and consolidating support for CERN and its mission. Read More
Starlab Barcelona would like to engage a communication responsible for its H2020 FET project Luminous. The project studies consciousness at different levels including clinical applications. We are looking for a person that will take care of all dissemination activities within the project including press relations, web site, and social media.
Excellent English knowledge is a requirement of the position. Knowledge and experience in the clinical domain including data management is a plus. They are looking for a candidate with creative communication skills, proactive, autonomous and very good team player. Starlab Barcelona offers a part-time contract of 16 h/month for the project duration with the possibility of extending responsibilities within other areas of the Neuroscience Business Unit at Starlab. Read More
The candidate will be requested to:
- Direct the staff and operations of the Office for Strategic Communications in the Nelson Institute.
- Control Nelson Institute’s communication platforms: web sites, social media, print media, etc.
- Work as link with different communication units and committees at the University.
- Help prepare public remarks, presentations, magazine columns, etc.
The programme and registration form for the Campus Gutenberg 2017 on Scientific Communication and Culture are now available. This year, we are celebrating the 7th edition of this event with a programme filled with different kind of activities that will fulfil all your expectations. The event will be attended by experienced professionals, who will share their knowledge and experience in round-table discussions, a laboratory of ideas, mini-talks and many other activities related to scientific dissemination.
We would like to remind you that all talks and discussions will be in Spanish.
This year, the Campus will take place on September 18 and 19 in Barcelona and will be hosted by the UPF Barcelona School of Management. We really encourage you to participate. You can register for free using this registration form. Read More
The Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join their climate communication research team.
The Fellow will contribute to our ongoing Climate Matters project, a National Science Foundation funded initiative that encourages and enables TV weathercasters to report on the local impacts of climate change. Going forward, they will be offering Climate Matters reporting resources to a broader set of local journalists working in TV, radio, newspapers, etc. Read More
The HEIRRI project, a Horizon2020 initiative coordinated by Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), features in the last edition of the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) magazine “the Business Innovator” as part of the article “The Responsible Response”. You can read it online via this link (edition called “Business Sans Frontières”).
The text consists of an interview to Gema Revuelta, the Coordinator of HEIRRI. She comments on the importance of introducing Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) into the curricula of higher education institutions with the aim to prepare the future generation of scientist, engineers and also entrepreneurs to have into account the needs, values and expectations of the society they thrive in. All in all, the interview tells how HEIRRI is relevant not only for universities, but also when thinking about the next generation of responsible entrepreneurs that is being trained. Read More
University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC), located in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS), seeks applications for a tenure track assistant professor in strategic communication in the life sciences.
The successful candidate will carry out different tasks regarding communication:
- Research in strategic and/or marketing communication, using as context of research one or more of CALS key strategic areas: health, food, bioenergy, climate change, community development, ecosystems, etc. For more info, click here.