Science writer fellowship at CERN

cernlogoThe CERN communications group is searching for Science writing in English for its CERN fellowship programme. Communications group is mandated to generate public engagement in science, to produce and distribute information, to foster community building and to build support for CERN and its missions. Deadline is 2 March 2 2015

Main role: you will work closely with other writers, photographers, multimedia producers and videographers and you will produce content to engage CERN’s key audiences and produce content for a variety of channels.
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CERN Science Communication student placement

.Opportunity for a science communication student to go to CERN on an internship during 6 months (starting on 1 June 2012). The deadline for applications is tight: 6th March 2012.

The key objective is to carry out communication tasks for three European projects:
HiLumi LHC (Large Hadron Collider Luminosity Upgrade)
EuCARD (Particle Accelerator Research and Development)
AIDA (Particle Detector Research and Development).
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Fully-funded 3-year PhD studentship in science communication

.The Open University, one of the UK’s leading research institutions, is offering a fully-funded three-year PhD studentship in the field of science communication, specifically to study the promotion of the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN).

The project will explore and evaluate communication associated with the start-up of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) over a six-year period, including communication produced by media professionals and citizen scientists. It is envisaged that the research undertaken within this studentship will contribute to debates about digital scholarship, public engagement and science communication, making valuable contributions to these related fields in terms of both theory and practice.

You can contact Richard Holliman to get initial information or to discuss the breadth and scope of your proposal for the studentship.

The closing date for the applications is 24 February 2012 and applicants should be available to start the studentship on or before 1 June 2012.

More information here.