Archive by date | February 2014

AAAS announces open-access journal

The publisher of the august journal Science is to launch its first open-access journal in early 2015. The nonprofit American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced the new online-only broad-discipline journal, to be called Science Advances, today ahead of the AAAS annual meeting in Chicago.  Read more

IDRC–Nature science journalism award

Canada’s International Development Research Centre is offering a six-month, full-time science journalism award worth up to CAD$60,000 to an English-speaking Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. The successful applicant will receive training and work as an intern in the London news room of the leading international science journal Nature before spending up to four months reporting science stories from developing countries. He or she will be at an early stage of his or her career, but with at least three years’ experience as a journalist.  Read more

US to restore El Niño monitoring array, but seeks international collaboration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced that it will restore a network of moored buoys in the equatorial Pacific Ocean that serves as an early warning system for periodic and disruptive warming events, known as El Niños.  Read more