Less than 2 weeks to apply to be an evolution journalist-in-residence (Deadline 1/15)

Are you a journalist who wants to deepen your understanding of evolution? Print, broadcast, and online journalists are invited to apply for a new fellowship program at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) in Durham, North Carolina.

The program offers a unique opportunity for reporters, producers, and editors to work on an ambitious, exciting project of their own choosing with an evolutionary focus (books, or a series of articles, for instance). You will interact with world experts in a wide range of evolutionary topics including human evolution, evolutionary medicine,
paleontology, biodiversity, conservation, astrobiology, and climate change.

Fellowships are open to salaried or freelance journalists who have at least five years experience in print, electronic or broadcast media. Journalists of all nationalities are welcome to apply. Proposals are considered twice a year, with deadlines on January 15 and July 10. For more information, please visit /science/Journalist-in-residence.php.

About the center: The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) is a nonprofit science center dedicated to cross-disciplinary research in evolution. Funded by the National Science Foundation, NESCent is jointly operated by Duke University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University. For more information about research and training opportunities at NESCent, visit www.nescent.org. [ more ]