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


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
• Deadline for applications will be September 01, 2015

Further information on the Award:

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:

Further information on speakers and topics:

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