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NFSJ conducts webinar session on pitching science stories

Posted by - June 12, 2022

Nepal Forum of Science Journalist (NFSJ) successfully conducted a webinar session on pitching science stories to editors. Saugat Bolakhe, a freelance science and environment journalist and a member of the organization, was the main speaker of the session. He described his path into science communication and how he came to write for major worldwide science

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NEW DATES: WCSJ MEDELLIN, 27-31 March 2023

Posted by - June 7, 2022

Upended by world events, the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ), Medellín will now take place at the end of March 2023. Participants will begin and end each day with a walk through lush natural beauty as the event will be held in the stunning Jardin Botánico, a 13-hectare forest in the middle of a

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Himalayan Climate Boot Camp comes to a thrilling end

Posted by - April 30, 2022

Science and environment journalists from Nepal, India and Bangladesh come back from a unique expedition to the Everest region that will result in nuanced science reporting from the tough and underreported terrain. Kathmandu- The Himalayan Climate Boot Camp (HCBC) held from April 21-26, 2022 in the Everest region has come to an end with a

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Himalayan Climate Boot Camp is a unique initiative to foster nuanced scientific reporting.

Posted by - April 20, 2022

–NFSJ A brief pre-departure event was held at Hotel Manaslu, Kathmandu for the members of the Himalayan Climate Boot Camp Project. The event was also attended by former science and Technology minister, Vice-Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, country director of UNESCO among other dignitaries. Welcoming all the members and participants of the

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WFSJ welcomes new ties with India

Posted by - March 17, 2022

The WFSJ is pleased to welcome the Science Journalists Association of India as its latest member. Based in the national capital of Delhi, this new organization was legally registered last September, although as inaugural president Subhra Priyadarshini explains, its roots go back much further. “The idea of an Indian science journalists’ association had been brewing

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WFSJ Statement on the conflict in Ukraine

Posted by - March 17, 2022

The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) is deeply concerned about the impact of the war in Ukraine on both science and those who report on and write about science. We fear for the physical safety of journalists, communicators and researchers, and their ability to fully engage with their work without threats of reprisal. The

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8 science journalists selected for Himalayan Climate Boot Camp

Posted by - March 15, 2022

15th March, 2022: 8 science journalists have been selected to participate in the Himalayan Climate Boot Camp to be held in the Everest region from April 22-24, 2022. The selection process involved a competitive and rigorous screening of a total of 44 applications from Nepal, India and Bangladesh by a 3-member jury panel comprising of

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Investment In Science: A Neglected Priority

Posted by - December 18, 2021

Kushal Pokharel As an engine of economic growth and prosperity, research and development (R & D) investment in science comprises an integral part of global investment. This is evidenced by the expansion of global R & D expenditures by three fold from $677 billion in 2000 to $2.2 trillion in 2019. The United States of

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Science Journalists’ forum highlights need for investment in ‘Science and Technology’ NFSJ

Posted by - November 17, 2021

Participants attending an interaction program have expressed their concern over major political parties and government showing dreams of prosperity to people without paying adequate attention towards the development of science and technology in the country. Attending a webiner event organised by the Nepal Forum of Science Journalist (NFSJ) on the occasion of World Science Day

Is E-cigarette Smoking Safe?

Posted by - March 27, 2021

-Chhatra Karki Tobacco companies all over the world are selling Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes) under the banner of ‘safe smoking’ in times when 5.4 million people die every year from tobacco related causes. Globally, various campaigns against smoking are on their feet while at the same time the increasing use of E-Cigarettes threatens to thwart all