1 Jul 2020

One year after WCSJ2019 Lausanne – a world of science journalism which showed its immense necessity!!!

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23 Jan 2020

The Alpine Consortium, composed of science journalists’ associations from Switzerland, France and Italy (Swiss Association of Science Journalism SASJ, Association des journalistes scientifiques de la presse d’information AJSPI, Science writers in Italy SWIM) has published its final report on the World Conference of Science Journalists, WCSJ2019, held in Lausanne, Switzerland from 1-5 July 2019.

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11 Sep 2019

©WSJ2019Lausanne/Henry Kenyon

Throughout WCSJ2019, we were privileged to have the services of the young, dynamic and indefatigable photographer Henry Kenyon.

He took hundreds of pictures of the sessions, networking and social events, workshops and the exhibition.

For some of the events, we also had the support of CERN photographers, Jacques Fichet and Noemi Caraban.

We are happy to share these photographic memories of the conferen...

11 Sep 2019

Most of the WCSJ2019 sessions, workshops and luncheons that took place in Auditoriums A and C of the SwissTech Convention Center were video recorded and are now available to view on YouTube.  

Please note that:

  • For most sessions, only the speakers on stage were recorded, not the questions from the audience;

  • The sound quality differs from video to video;

  • All session participants are mentioned at the beginn...

5 Jul 2019

The 11th World Conference of Science Journalists is over and the numbers are in. WCSJ2019 attracted 1137 registered delegates from 83 countries to Lausanne between 1-5 July. Of the participants, 60% were female. Additionally, 120 day passes were issued.

The conference delegates had 337 speakers to choose from in 63 sessions, nine luncheons, five press conferences and seven workshops. Of the speakers, 164 were women and 173 men....

Science policy is one of the most under-reported areas in science journalism. The long term project “Struggle With Politics” has tried to change this by pairing journalists with politically active scientists. From June 2018 until May 2019, six journalists followed six scientists in six different countries who have been on a political journey, reporting on the successes and failures of each scientist-activist as they work to ed...

27 Jun 2019

Are you coming to WCSJ2019 next week and still have unanswered questions? If your questions are about the conference, take a look at the PDF of WCSJ2019 Official Programme Guide. No need to print it though; a paper copy is waiting for you inside your conference bag at the STCC. For all practical questions refer to the WCSJ2019 Participants’ Welcome Kit, which was also sent to you by email last week. Anything else? Don’t hesita...

26 Jun 2019

With Grand opening with Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and InnovationWith negotiations on the European Union's 100+ billion Euro Research and Innovation support program entering the last lap, listen to Commissioner Moedas put forward his vision for the future of R&I in Europe

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24 Jun 2019

The finishing touches have just been put to the official programme and conference guide of WCSJ2019, and it’s currently being printed for inclusion in your conference bag, which you can collect on registration in Lausanne. If you can’t wait to see it, there’s also a PDF version.

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18 Jun 2019

On this topic, our latest Twitter poll asked your opinion on the most beneficial training for your reporting. You voted in favour of statistics with 46% of respondents choosing that option, followed by investigative reporting at 38% and data visualisation at 15%.

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