Fabio Turone among the Fellows of the Knight Science Journalism Program @ MIT

Fabio Turone was selected among the ten Research Fellows of the Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge/Boston, where he will spend the 2016-2017 academic year auditing classes at the MIT and the University of Harvard.

The 2016-2017 Fellows of the Knight Science Journalism Program @ the Massachusetts Institute of Technology posing in front of the main building in Cambridge.

Fabio Turone è stato selezionato tra i 10 research fellows (sei americani e quattro provenienti dal resto del mondo: quest’anno Francia, Messico e Kenya) del prestigioso Knight Science Journalism Program al Massachusetts Institute of Technology di Cambridge/Boston, dove trascorrerà l’anno accademico 2016-2017 avendo l’opportunità di seguire corsi presso il Massachusetts Institute of Technology, l’Università di Harvard o una delle altre numerose istituzioni accademiche della Greater Boston area.

The programme of the Erice International School of Science Journalism 2015 is online

With the Director of the School Enzo Iarocci and the co-Director of the course Umberto Dosselli we have just announced the programme of the 6th course of the Erice International School of Science Journalism and Communication, on “The Science of Light”  (click the image to enlarge).

I have been a speaker for the three first editions of the Erice International School, when it was co-directed by Barbara Gallavotti and Enzo Iarocci, then I was named co-director.

Daniela Ovadia was also frequently present as a speaker in the school, and helped draft the programme on Cognitive Neuroscience of the 2013 edition.

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The programme of the 2015 course (click to enlarge).

 

Daniela Ovadia lecturing about controversies in neurosciences in the 2014 edition of the Erice International School of Science Journalism

Daniela Ovadia lecturing about controversies in neuroscience in the 2014 edition of the Erice International School of Science Journalism

Notes on the 2nd UNESCO South East Europe workshop on science journalism

We are working hard to keep this highly challenging and rewarding experience alive, after the second very succesful UNESCO South East Europe workshop held in Podgorica, Montenegro, in September 2014.

I want to thank the many great people that worked with me to make this esperience unforgettable, starting from Mario Scalet and Rosanna Santesso from the UNESCO Venice Office to the talented and skilled colleagues who shared their knowledge and vision with me and with the attending fellows.
In the picture, some of the trainers of the Podgorica workshop. From left, standing: Slobodan Bubnjević (Serbia), Peter Mayr (Austria), Joost van Kasteren (The Netherlands), Fabio Turone (Italy); from left, sitting : Mićo Tatalović  (Croatia/UK), David Ropeik (United States).

Other colleagues who contributed to the workshops (the first one was held in Belgrade in 2013) and also deserve a huge THANKS are: Connie StLouis (UK), Claudia Di Giorgio (Italy), Hristio Boytchev (Germany), Bora Zivkovic (Serbia, US), Eshan Masood (UK) and of course Daniela Ovadia (Italy).

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Some of the trainers of the UNESCO Podgorica 2014 workshop on science journalism. From left, standing: Slobodan Bubnjević (Serbia), Peter Mayr (Austria), Joost van Kasteren (The Netherlands), Fabio Turone (Italy); from left, sitting : Mićo Tatalović (Croatia/UK), David Ropeik (United States).

 

P.S. Here is the segment broadcast by the Montenegrin State TV, with the interviews to several trainers (including Fabio Turone).

WCSJ Doha 2011

Al 7° Congresso mondiale dei giornalisti scientifici di Doha (Qatar), Daniela Ovadia e Fabio Turone hanno prodotto due sessioni sulla bioetica e sulla comunicazione del rischio. A quel congresso parteciparono anche cinque colleghi lombardi, grazie alle borse di studio messe a disposizione proprio dall’Ordine dei giornalisti della Lombardia su proposta della nostra associazione professionale Science Writers in Italy.

With some of the Italian colleagues in Doha. Con alcuni dei colleghi italiani presenti a Doha. From left/ Da sinistra: Chiara Albicocco, Nicla Panciera, Valentina Murelli, Amelia Beltramini, Daniela Ovadia, Fabio Turone, Giovanni Spataro e Chiara Palmerini.

Daniela Ovadia and Fabio Turone participated in the 7th World Conference of Science Journalists that took place in Doha (Qatar), both producing a panel in which they were  also speakers: Daniela spoke about bioethics, while Fabio spoke about risk.

 

The Biolunch, at ESOF Torino 2010

The first edition of Biolunch, an event designed to favor communication between scientists and journalists, took place at ESOF 2010, in Turin. The event, which was part of the scientific programme, was created by Jacopo Pasotti and realized with the help of  Fabio Turone (both members of SWIM-SWITY), and was very appreciated by attending scientists and journalists, including Science’s correspondent Martin Enserink, who wrote about it (By the way, <a href="http://news.sciencemag.org/2010/07/italian-scientists-provide-food-thought" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://news.sciencemag online task management.org/2010/07/italian-scientists-provide-food-thought’, ‘Martin’s article, available online’]);” target=”_blank”>Martin’s article, available online was awarded the prize for best article on the whole ESOF event).

(click on the image to read the article on Science magazine’s website)

Here are some comments from scientists and science journalists attending the event.

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