Logan Science Journalism Program open [Worldwide]

2015-fellows-at-plum-island-img_2958-copyScience and environmental journalists with at least three years of experience can apply for this program.

The Logan Science Journalism Program at the University of Chicago’s Marine Biological Laboratory organizes two intensive workshops for journalists interested in learning the process of basic biomedical and environmental research in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

The program will take place from May 26 to June 5. The biomedical research course is intended for science/health journalists, and the environmental hands-on research course is designed for environmental journalists.

The fellowship covers course fees, room, board, and travel.

The deadline is Feb. 24.

Learn more and apply

About the MBL Logan Science Journalism Program

Get Your Hands On Research!

The Logan Science Journalism Program at the MBL, founded in 1986, offers professional science journalists, writers, editors, and broadcast journalists a chance to forget about story deadlines and immerse themselves in the process of basic biomedical and environmental research. Room, board, course fees, and travel are covered for accepted fellows.

Program Dates: May 26-June 5, 2020

Deadline to Apply: February 24, 2020

Apply Here

The program offers journalists the choice between two introductory, intensive research courses held at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and nearby field sites:

2016-biomed-alec-hamilton-and-rod-mccullom-t-kleindinst-crop-copy For Science and Health Journalists:
Biomedical Hands-On Research Course
shanna-baker-2016-at-plum-island-credit-sasha-chapman-copy For Environmental Journalists:
Environmental Hands-On Research Course

“This kind of [research] experience should be a requisite part of the career of any science journalist.” —Erik Olsen, The New York Times (2013 Environmental Fellow)

More testimonials from program alumni are here.

Photo credits: Tom Kleindinst (first thumbnail), Sasha Chapman (second thumbnail)

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