Created on Friday, 06 December 2013 15:33
Freelance Medical Writer : Renal Failure : Dialysis
A digital MedEd agency offers a six months assignment writing advanced medical education materials for an audience of renal disease sales representatives It’s essential that you can demonstrate medical writing expertise in the area of CKD treated by dialysis. You will be working from PubMed and pharmaceutical client brand materials to write detailed transcripts. Experience as a medical writer within a MedComms agency environment is essential. There is sufficient work for 20-35 hours per week for a 6 month period starting as soon as possible. The work can be completed remotely or at the agency offices in Central London.
Closing Date: Thu 12 December 2013
George Buckland Ltd
Created on Friday, 06 December 2013 15:30
Clinical Editorial Manager required to manage the complex content of an internationally recognised medical information provider.You will have a medical degree, experience of clinical practice, editorial experience within a medical field and experience of managing people.
You must be up to date with best practice and emerging trends within the NHS and healthcare community.
You will be responsible for managing the editorial team to ensure that all content is clinically credible and delivered on time.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential to the role, as is the ability to criticise systems and deliver changes to them. You must engage effectively with all internal departments as well as external contributors and opinion leaders.
Central London location.
Closing Date: Friday 3 January
George Buckland Ltd
Created on Wednesday, 13 November 2013 17:03
National newspapers and their journalists can enter The Press Awards for 2013 at www.pressawards.org.uk from midday, Friday 1 November 2013. The Awards will celebrate the best of British national newspaper journalism during 2013. The closing date for entries is Tuesday 14 January 2014. A shortlist will be announced in February.
The Press Awards which will culminate with a glittering gala dinner at the Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel on Tuesday 1 April 2014, are organised on behalf of the industry by the Society of Editors. Proceeds will help fund the Society of Editors campaigning for press freedom and the Journalists’ Charity. The Grosvenor Square Hotel will provide the backdrop for the most prestigious event in the industry’s calendar with more than 400 editors, writers and columnists coming together to salute the quality, diversity and success of national newspaper journalism.
The awards are supported by the NPA, in association with the Journalists’ Charity and the British Journalism Review. Sponsors include Camelot, which has supported the Society of Editors since 2001, Unison, Nikon, the Gorkana Group, Reuters, L’Oreal and the Press Association.
There will be a total of 28 categories of awards including the splitting up of categories covering features, columns and interviews to reflect the different styles in newspapers. This year a new award reflecting science and health journalism has been added in partnership with L’Oreal. Staff and freelance journalists can submit entries so long as their work has appeared in a British national newspaper or on its related digital platforms during 2013.
For any issues with registering or submitting entries please call our technical team on 01223 836464.
Created on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 11:14
Win the opportunity to attend and cover the
Kavli Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo, Norway
8 – 11 September 2014
Be one of up to 5 journalists to win a scholarship and get the opportunity to attend the Kavli Prize. Meet and exchange with the winners of the Kavli Prize awarded in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. -Information on the Kavli Prize www.kavliprize.no
Take part in all the events during the Kavli Prize week in Olso, Norway, 8 – 11 September 2014. Get front row seats at the Award ceremony in presence of HM King Harald V. The scientific program will include the laureates’ lectures as well as popular science lectures by some of the world’s leading science communicators.
The scholarships cover the costs of transportation from your own country and your stay in Oslo.
The World Federation of Science Journalists oversees the competition and is solely responsible for the selection of the winning journalists. The jury, a sub-committee of the WFSJ Board, will select the five journalists on the basis of submitted work.
Candidates are asked to submit three articles or audio or video productions on astrophysics, nanoscience or neuroscience in the language of origin, and a one-page essay in English describing why they should be selected and what they will do if they win the competition.
Applications - including the applicant's CV, coordinates, identification pages of the passport - should be sent electronically to:
Kavli Prize Competition (TITLE OF YOUR MESSAGE) WFSJ
Tel.: +1 819 770-0776
Applications must be received no later than 31st January 2014
The winners will be announced at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago in February 2014
Created on Friday, 01 November 2013 19:52
Chemistry World Science Communication Competition 2013
Are you passionate about science and keen to communicate to the widest possible audience? Think you could get your message across in fewer than 800 words or a five minute recording? The Chemistry World science communication competition 2013 offers a fantastic opportunity to do just that – not to mention a cash prize.
There are two categories this year: written and multimedia storyboards. Your chosen topic should be related to the chemical sciences and incorporate this year's theme: openness in science. We’re looking for a modern, clear and concise style that will convey the significance and interest of the topic to the global readership of Chemistry World.
The competition is open to students, postgrads and early career scientists anywhere in the world. The competition is open only to new science writers; those whose main source of income is through science writing or who have professional (paid) science writing experience are ineligible.
The competition closes on the 31 January 2014 and winners will be announced at prize giving at Burlington House in London on 5 March 2014.
To find out more, go to http://rsc.li/cwcompetition
Created on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 08:24
We are looking for freelance contributors for Horizon (www.horizon-magazine.eu), a web magazine published by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation.
The idea behind the magazine is to inform the general public about research being funded by the EU. Ideally we want journalists with experience writing for a newspaper or newswire who have an interest in science.