Contest recognizes science journalism [Latin America]

Posted on Jan 11, 2021 in Specialized Topics

Journalists, students, photographers and researchers from Mercosur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela) and their associated states (Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru and Suriname) are eligible.

The National Council of Science and Technology of Paraguay has launched the fourth edition of the Mercosur Science Journalism Award.

The contest aims to promote coverage of science, technology and innovation in Mercosur countries as well as encourage the engagement of young people in science communication.

This year's topic is the COVID-19 crisis. The categories are text (junior and professional) and photography. Winners will receive cash prizes.

The deadline is March 16.