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The Programme

Nine themes, over 150 sessions, there really is something for everyone.

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About Manchester

Find out more about Manchester, the host city for ESOF 2016.


Meet a speaker

Professor Dame Sally Davies was appointed the Chief Medical Officer for the UK in 2010 after a broad and distinguished career in medicine. 

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Dr Hermann Hauser has led an entrepreneurial career of innovation and invention, co-founding Acorn Computers and playing a key role in the development of ARM.

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Sir Konstantin Novoselov was awarded the Nobel prize in 2010 for his work on the isolation of Graphene at the University of Manchester.

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Sir Andre Geim was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2010 for his work on Graphene at the University of Manchester. He also holds an IgNobel prize for levitating a frog.


ESOF Press Conference at AAAS

On Friday 12th February at 3pm, the EuroScience Open Forum 2016 will be holding a press conference in conjunction with the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) 2017, at AAAS. The press conference will be held in the press briefing room (Virginia) at Marriott Wardman Park.

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Nature Travel Grant Scheme for Journalists - Open

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) has supported ESOF since its very first meeting in 2004. Similar to the 2012 and 2014 meetings, NPG is funding the Nature Travel Grant Scheme for journalists to attend ESOF 2016.

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3rd European Conference of Science Journalists 2016

The 3rd European Conference of Science Journalists (ECSJ) will be held as a satellite event at ESOF.   The Conference jointly organized by the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW) and the European Union of Science Journalist Associations (EUSJA), replaces the ABSW’s biennial UK Conference of Science Journalists, extending its reach to journalists throughout Europe.

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