Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

“Next Generation of Science Journalists” Award: Applications now open

21.05.2015

Applications for the fourth international Young Science Journalists Award of the World Health Summit now open “Next Generation of Science Journalists” Award 2015

In cooperation with Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations (EUSJA), and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the World Health Summit presents again the “Next Generation of Science Journalists” Award.

The five winners will be invited to the World Health Summit in October, receive prize money and a certificate, presented by the WHS Presidents Prof. Dr. Detlev Ganten (Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin) and Prof. Dr. Shunichi Fukuhara (Kyoto University).

The Summit offers a unique international networking and learning opportunity as the young journalists meet Nobel Prize laureates, Ministers, CEOs, and internationally leading researchers of Global Health.

Terms of Application:

• Submission of one print, digital, audio, or video feature with a focus on “Health”, which must have been published after January 1, 2014.
• Submissions will be accepted from all countries; however the content should be in English. Translations will be accepted if the original article is attached.
• Applicants should be at the beginning of their journalistic career with a maximum of 5 years’ experience.
• Please apply via science-journalist-award@worldhealthsummit.org
• Deadline for applications will be September 01, 2015

Further information on the Award:
www.worldhealthsummit.org/the-summit/program/next-generation-of-science-journalists-2015/

The seventh World Health Summit will be held from October 11-13, 2015, at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, attracting more than 1,200 participants from more than 80 countries.

Speakers include the Nobel Prize laureates Ada Yonath (2009, Israel) and Thomas C. Südhof (2013, Germany), Dame Sally Davies (Chief Medical Officer, England), and Debra Jones (Director and UN Representative “Save the Children”, USA).

Journalists seeking accreditation should go to:
www.worldhealthsummit.org/press-media/accreditation


Further information on speakers and topics: www.worldhealthsummit.org/


Press Contact:
Tobias Gerber
+49 30 450 572 114
communications@worldhealthsummit.org

Weitere Informationen:

http://www.worldhealthsummit.org/
http://www.worldhealthsummit.org/the-summit/program/next-generation-of-science-j...

Tobias Gerber | idw - Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

More articles from Awards Funding:

nachricht Scientist at Kiel University receive EU funding to develop new implantats
22.11.2017 | Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

nachricht Tracking down the origins of gold
08.11.2017 | Heidelberger Institut für Theoretische Studien gGmbH

All articles from Awards Funding >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Nanoparticles help with malaria diagnosis – new rapid test in development

The WHO reports an estimated 429,000 malaria deaths each year. The disease mostly affects tropical and subtropical regions and in particular the African continent. The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC teamed up with the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME and the Institute of Tropical Medicine at the University of Tübingen for a new test method to detect malaria parasites in blood. The idea of the research project “NanoFRET” is to develop a highly sensitive and reliable rapid diagnostic test so that patient treatment can begin as early as possible.

Malaria is caused by parasites transmitted by mosquito bite. The most dangerous form of malaria is malaria tropica. Left untreated, it is fatal in most cases....

Im Focus: A “cosmic snake” reveals the structure of remote galaxies

The formation of stars in distant galaxies is still largely unexplored. For the first time, astron-omers at the University of Geneva have now been able to closely observe a star system six billion light-years away. In doing so, they are confirming earlier simulations made by the University of Zurich. One special effect is made possible by the multiple reflections of images that run through the cosmos like a snake.

Today, astronomers have a pretty accurate idea of how stars were formed in the recent cosmic past. But do these laws also apply to older galaxies? For around a...

Im Focus: Visual intelligence is not the same as IQ

Just because someone is smart and well-motivated doesn't mean he or she can learn the visual skills needed to excel at tasks like matching fingerprints, interpreting medical X-rays, keeping track of aircraft on radar displays or forensic face matching.

That is the implication of a new study which shows for the first time that there is a broad range of differences in people's visual ability and that these...

Im Focus: Novel Nano-CT device creates high-resolution 3D-X-rays of tiny velvet worm legs

Computer Tomography (CT) is a standard procedure in hospitals, but so far, the technology has not been suitable for imaging extremely small objects. In PNAS, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) describes a Nano-CT device that creates three-dimensional x-ray images at resolutions up to 100 nanometers. The first test application: Together with colleagues from the University of Kassel and Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht the researchers analyzed the locomotory system of a velvet worm.

During a CT analysis, the object under investigation is x-rayed and a detector measures the respective amount of radiation absorbed from various angles....

Im Focus: Researchers Develop Data Bus for Quantum Computer

The quantum world is fragile; error correction codes are needed to protect the information stored in a quantum object from the deteriorating effects of noise. Quantum physicists in Innsbruck have developed a protocol to pass quantum information between differently encoded building blocks of a future quantum computer, such as processors and memories. Scientists may use this protocol in the future to build a data bus for quantum computers. The researchers have published their work in the journal Nature Communications.

Future quantum computers will be able to solve problems where conventional computers fail today. We are still far away from any large-scale implementation,...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

Event News

Ecology Across Borders: International conference brings together 1,500 ecologists

15.11.2017 | Event News

Road into laboratory: Users discuss biaxial fatigue-testing for car and truck wheel

15.11.2017 | Event News

#Berlin5GWeek: The right network for Industry 4.0

30.10.2017 | Event News

 
Latest News

Corporate coworking as a driver of innovation

22.11.2017 | Business and Finance

PPPL scientists deliver new high-resolution diagnostic to national laser facility

22.11.2017 | Physics and Astronomy

Quantum optics allows us to abandon expensive lasers in spectroscopy

22.11.2017 | Physics and Astronomy

VideoLinks
B2B-VideoLinks
More VideoLinks >>>