Science policy is one of the most under-reported areas in science journalism. “Struggle With Politics” wants to change that by pairing journalists with politically active scientists. From June 2018 through May 2019, six journalists from six nations will follow six scientists who are on a political journey, reporting on the successes and failures of each scientist-activist as they work to educate lawmakers and promote science in political discourse.
The project takes place
The deadline for proposing your ideas for a panel in the programme of WCSJ2019 is May 31! Dear friends of science journalism, there is now just a week to go before the call closes for session proposals for WCSJ2019.
So let me get straight to the point: the programme committee needs your input, and needs it now. Our goal is a worthy one: we want to build a high quality, timely, internationally relevant, bottom-up programme for the conference in Lausanne. But we cannot achiev
When science is under pressure, some scientists become activists, driven by a need to see the truth uncovered, told and used to benefit society. Some manage to combine a life in science with a life of political action.
Imagine being able to spend a day every month shadowing someone in this position, watching how they combine science and advocacy, how they juggle people and power. This is what the Struggle With Politics project is offering – a chance to do just this, and then
It’s official. WCSJ2019 in Lausanne is going to be great. We have an amazing venue, a gorgeous city, cutting edge science, and social events that will be a blast. But great is not enough for us – we want to make it unforgettable. And for that, we need your contribution. You can help us build what is most important – the programme.Making a session proposal is the best way to make this conference your own, and to make it really relevant for science journalists. Of course, we ha