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Weeklong Fellowship for Journalists to Focus on Climate Change Impacts & Covering Extreme Events

Metcalf Institute’s 20th Annual Science Immersion Workshop includes tuition, room and board, travel support, and a career-changing experience

Do you have the knowledge and context to bring your news audience accurate, science-based stories about hurricanes, hazardous drought conditions, coastal storms, flooding and other extreme impacts caused by climate change? Would you like the tools, resources and understanding to investigate and break stories on important environmental issues?

The world’s leading educational publisher, Pearson, is looking for talented, knowledgeable and reliable content writers who are willing to write textbooks and/or digital and assessment content on any of the following subjects:

● Science

● Maths

We are looking to source excellent content writers who would like to be on our list of people to approach for immediate or future projects. We welcome applications from both new and experienced writers. 

By becoming a writer for Pearson, you will be supported throughout the publishing process and provided with the opportunity to develop your skills. You will also be credited amongst Pearson’s well-respected writers, who each year see their names linked to the quality content that Pearson releases – content that supports educators to deliver their best teaching and learners to achieve their best results.

We appreciate that people have different commitments on their time, so we will liaise with you to find projects that fit your availability and capacity. You will also be able to write from home. And for this work, you will of course be paid an agreed fee. All we ask is that you have the dedication to write quality content on your subject specialism and that you deliver material to the agreed deadlines. 

If you would like to become a Pearson writer, please get in touch by sending your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Lancet family of journals is seeking a fixed term (12 months), part-time communications officer to work on and to manage our social media strategy, accounts, and output. You will be highly motivated and will have experience of using social tools to support content dissemination and brand awareness, through all high impact social platforms (including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn) engaging with new audiences, and a keen interest in new social tools and techniques. This new role will work within the Lancet journals’ web, press and marketing teams, and will also liaise with editorial staff, and external authors. Whilst working within a team environment, the person in this role will need to be autonomous in their work, ensuring that their projects are completed to a high standard and to a strict time frame. 
As well as familiarity with and experience of social tools, you will have some experience of online publishing. Your writing skills will be first class and you will have a clear view of how an online medical and community operates. This is a 60% position (21 hours per week) based in our London office (125 London Wall, EC2Y 5AS).

For further details and to apply visit:



SciDev.Net is looking to recruit a Digital Producer. This role is responsible for ensuring the visual quality of the SciDev.Net website and for maximising each page’s reach by appropriate use of SEO and other techniques. They ensure production delivery by overseeing digital support tools and provide training for regional and editorial staff. They are responsible for the efficient delivery of technical content, notices and comments and for internal commissioning of graphics and data visualisations. The role will also be expected to provide basic technical support ensuring digital product service delivery for the website and key core business systems (CRM, production manager and analytics tools), through liaison with key suppliers. For the foreseeable future, the Digital Producer will also have some responsibility for User Engagement (e.g. Facebook and Twitter). 

Medical Writer - Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications - London

We are looking for a Medical Writer to join our growing Medical Writing and Healthcare Communications team. In this role you will provide high-quality medical and scientific writing from planning and coordination of literature search through delivery of final drafts to internal and external clients. As a Medical Writer, you will provide technical consultation and advice on strategy, regulations and industry best practices. You will effectively manage medical writing projects to deliver quality products in agreed timelines by demonstrating subject matter and therapeutic area expertise. In this crucial role, you will collaborate with internal and external clients, supporting and enabling effective and efficient communication that results in operational excellence.

Social Media and Marketing Manager: Engineering Inspiration 

Engineering Inspiration ( is a curated news site that serves engineers (including biomedical/biochemical) and physical scientists. We’re looking to bring in someone to work on our social media, marketing, and online advertising for a few hours (8-10) per month.

For full details and how to apply, please go to:

Dr Sunny Bains, Managing Director, Form and Content Media Limited

Closing Date: Monday 24 July 2017


The contest year for the 2017 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards will close on 15 July. Be sure to enter your best work between 16 July 2016 and 15 July 2017. 

Thanks to an expanded endowment from The Kavli Foundation, the competition is open to professional journalists from around the world in each of the eight reporting categories. There is no entry fee. Please read the Contest Rules and Frequently Asked Questions before submitting. 

Note: If the submitted work was published or broadcast in a language other than English, you must provide an English translation. 

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