DEADLINE: Metcalf Institute Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists

Event Date: 
February 12, 2018
Haaretz reporter Ruth Schuster aboard fisheries research trawler

Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting, a global leader in providing science training for journalists, invites early- to mid-career journalists to apply for its competitive 20th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists: Global Change in Coastal Ecosystems   The workshop will be held June 10-15, 2018, at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, one of the nation’s premier oceanographic research institutions.  Ten early to mid-career journalists will be selected for the fellowship, which includes tuition, room and board, and travel support, thanks to the generosity of private donors and the Metcalf Institute endowment. Two of the ten slots will be awarded to internationally based journalists.

The Metcalf Institute Workshop provides journalists with hands-on experience and expertise from leading scientists and policymakers who are working to project the impacts of climate change, identifying adaptation measures, and investigating the most effective ways to communicate these challenges. While focusing on local and regional U.S. examples, the Workshop addresses topics of global significance.

Applications for the 2018 Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists are due by Feb 12, 2018. For more information and to apply, visit http://metcalfinstitute.org/awj2018/

Event Details
Contact Name: 
Karen Southern
Contact Email: 
karen_southern@mail.uri.edu
Organization: 
Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting
Site: 
University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
Location: 
218 S. Ferry Road
Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882
Phone Number: 
401-874-6009