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DEADLINE: Scholarships to Attend and Cover EcoHealth 2014 Conference
Win the opportunity to attend and cover
The 5th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health
Montréal, Canada, 11 – 15 August 2014
Be one of up to 8 journalists to win a scholarship and get the opportunity to attend the 2014 EcoHealth Conference. Cover the panel sessions meet and interview the researchers.
EcoHealth Conference is a key forum for researchers, practitioners and educators whose work spans the fields of ecology, human and veterinarian medicine, planning, social sciences, international development and beyond. The conference provides an opportunity to address issues ranging from environmental impact on human and animal health and transmission of infectious diseases, to conservation and ecosystem management, to rural and urban development and planning. The conference is also an opportunity to engage with and profile voices outside of academia and to explore new collaborations with community groups, businesses, policy makers, the media and others.
In addition to free registration, the travel grants cover the costs of transportation from your own country, travel visas and four nights of accommodation in Montréal.
Journalists specialized in the coverage of health and the environment, irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, place of residence and media (print, radio, TV, web) are welcome to apply. Journalists attending will be expected to publish articles and/or programme content on the various issues addressed by the conference.
Applications must be received no later than 3rd of June 2014.
EcoHealth 2014 is the fifth international conference organized under the auspices of the IAEH. Previous biennial conferences were held in Wisconsin (2006), Mérida (2008), London (2010) and Kunming (2012).
The scholarships are funded by the Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and administered by the World Federation of Science Journalists.