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The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters would like to offer a travel scholarship to a British science journalist to come to Oslo for the Abel Prize events in May. Andrew Wiles got the Abel Prize this year. He will receive the Abel Prize from HRH Crown Prince Haakon at an award ceremony in Oslo on the 24th of May. The award ceremony will be followed by a reception where Andrew Wiles will be interviewed in front of a live audience. In the evening the Norwegian minister of Education and research will host a banquet at Akershus Castle in honour of the laureate. The following day there will be Abel Lectures at the University of Oslo. Simon Singh will be one of the speakers. More information about the Abel Prize events in May can be found here: http://www.abelprize.no/

The Norwegian Academy will cover expenses related to travel, hotel and food. The journalist will of course be invited to all the events, including the banquet. We suggest that the journalist come to Oslo on the 23rd of May (or early on the 24th) and stay till the 26th of May.

If you would like to be considered for this scholarship please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following info:

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Deadline Tuesday 3 May 17:00

We’re looking for an experienced Publications Manager with a passion for sustainability and international development, to join our Publications team.

Scriptoria produces a wide range of print, online and multimedia publications, and the Publications Manager will have responsibility for managing specific projects from start to finish. The role will involve engaging with a wide range of subject areas, from agriculture, climate change and poverty reduction to the biological and medical sciences.

We are looking for someone who has a genuine interest in the areas in which we work and is keen to make a difference. The work is dynamic and often very busy so we need a Publications Manager who is able to juggle multiple tasks, meet deadlines and deliver high quality products. Experience of copyediting and proofreading is essential.

You can read more about Scriptoria’s work on the Publications page on our website www.scriptoria.co.uk.

For further details including how to apply, view the full Job Specification:

http://scriptoria.co.uk/vacancy-for-a-publications-manager

Closing date for applications: 30 April 2016

Interviews: Scriptoria’s offices in London, 17 and 18 May 2016

 

U.S.-based biotech magazine Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (http://www.genengnews.com/) is looking to expand its coverage of life science and biotechnology developments in Europe.

Experience in writing about the life sciences, biotechnology and/or the pharmaceutical industry a must. Looking for tech-savvy reporters across the biotechnologies spectrum with particular expertise in drug discovery, genomics and bioprocessing. Writers with research and lab experience in academia or industry or both preferred; writers holding a doctoral degree a plus.

Please email resume and three or four appropriate clips to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

We are a publishing house on pharmaceutical sciences – generics and biopharmaceuticals/biosimilars – and we are seeking a freelance biomedical writer or journalist as the Science Editor to produce news articles for our online news platform and to conduct English editing for manuscripts of the print journal.


Closing Date: Saturday 30 April 2016

Lasia Tang
GaBI Journal, GaBI Online / PPCI


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Scientia Scripta is currently looking to expand its network of freelance writers and editors as we anticipate opportunities to outsource work in the coming months.

We always welcome talented writers, but also need people who are happy having a "client facing" role for day-to-day project management as well as editing copy and providing a final level of quality control.

If you would like to be considered for future freelancing opportunities please make fill in your details and submit your CV at http://scientiascripta.co.uk/join-our-talent-pool.

Cancer Research UK - research communications
 
At Cancer Research UK we produce content for our research community. We are putting together a panel of freelance science writers for a variety of commissions, helping us to communicate specific areas of our work to a wider audience, through print and online communications.
 
One example is the latest edition of the CRUK researcher annual publication Pioneering Research 2014/15, launched in July 2015.
 
If you’re interested in being considered, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with examples of your work and details of your subject areas.
 
Closing date: 30th October
 
Please note this post relates to being added to a pool of freelancers rather than an offer of immediate work.
 

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