Science Seminar, last call for applications

Hey all. There’s not much time left to apply for this one, but I’ve heard great things about this institute’s programs. Details below. -Mia


Applications for Metcalf Institute’s Science Seminar for Journalists need to be postmarked no later than Monday, *February 8, 2010*.

Metcalf Institute and the Brown University Superfund Research Program will offer this two-day science seminar, March 31 – April 1, 2010, for mid-career journalists at Brown University, entitled “Waiter, There’s a Phthalate in My Soup” — Reporting on the Science and Impacts of Toxic Chemicals.

The seminar, funded by a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, will feature leading environmental scientists and journalists, visits to research labs, and discussions on the communication of bisphenol-A and air quality impacts.

Applications for the Science Seminar for Journalists may be downloaded at Working journalists with at least five years of professional experience who are reporting in the U.S. may apply. The Seminar is tuition-free and includes lodging, but travel costs are not included and space is limited. For additional program information and eligibility, visit or contact us at 401-874-6211 or

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