SEJ's Calendar lists events of interest to journalists and others who write about environment, energy, science, health and climate issues. If you would like your event added to the listing, send your information for consideration to SEJ web content manager Cindy MacDonald: firstname.lastname@example.org
This annual media event takes place every April in Perugia, Italy. All sessions are free entry for all attendees, without tickets and without registration. In addition, all festival sessions are live streamed.
George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs' 2024 summit in DC, with a focus on "Solutions for Survival: Storytelling and Creativity to Save the Planet," is free for students who are studying journalism, communications or interested in science and sustainability.
Journalismfund.eu's Earth Investigations Programme will award €400,000 per call (20 rounds over six years) for journalistic investigations about an issue that concerns the environment and relates to continental Europe. Next deadline: Apr 25, 2024.
This Council for the Advancement of Science Writing award honors the late science journalist Sharon Begley (pictured, left) by recognizing and supporting journalists who exemplify excellence in covering science for the public. A $20,000 grant will go to a mid-career science journalist. Deadline: Apr 30, 2024.
The 2024 annual conference of the Science Writers & Communicators of Canada (SWCC; previously the Canadian Science Writers' Association), will take place May 4-7 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The theme is "Expanding Horizons."
SciLine is hosting a free, science reporting "Crash Course" designed for local and general assignment reporters, co-led by a former Washington Post science reporter and a Ph.D. neuroscientist. Learn basic principles about how science works and ways it can be used to strengthen virtually any news story. 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET.
Journalismfund.eu's Earth Investigations Programme will award €115,000 for projects on collective development and support services for environmental investigative journalism in Europe. Incorporated legal entities worldwide can apply. Next deadline: May 23, 2024.
SciLine's free, one-hour “crash course” — designed for reporters who cover science, health, or environment issues but lack statistics or data training — aims to take the stress out of reporting on the numbers that could be crucial to your next story. Includes Q&A.