Since 2013, the Falling Walls Foundation offers a fellowship for journalists to attend the Falling Walls Conference, the international conference on future breakthroughs in science and society, and its expanded programme on 8 and 9 November 2016 in Berlin. It is aimed at journalists and bloggers with at least three years of experience, and who hope to advance their knowledge in the area of sciences. The fellowship covers travel, accommodation and ticket costs.
Further information is available online at http://www.falling-walls.com/fellowships/science-fellowship
The Falling Walls Conference was initiated on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall and takes place every year on 9 November. On one day, 20 world-class researchers from all disciplines and parts of the world each showcase the breakthroughs they are working on in 15-minute talks. Among the speakers are Nobel laureates, artists, heads of states and governments. The conference attracts an audience from over 80 nations and is covered by the media globally. Learn more at www.falling-walls.com