Science of Innovation Summit

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The Science of Innovation Summit for Journalists at the University of Chicago, founded in 2017, offers professional science and technology journalists a respite from deadlines and insight into pressing subjects, such as climate and energy science, the microbiome, advanced batteries, precision medicine and more.

Program Dates: Nov. 5-8, 2017

Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2017

Application Process: Applicants are asked to pose a question for a University of Chicago department or scientist, a question they believe university faculty are uniquely positioned to answer. Those questions will then be used to set the summit agenda. Apply Now.

Summit Size: 8-10 journalists for the inaugural year

Amenities: Lodging and meals are covered, plus a $500 stipend to cover airfare and ground transportation to and from Chicago.

Questions? Contact Melissa Harris, executive in residence at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, at mmharris@uchicago.edu.

The Summit is sponsored by the Cards Against Humanity Science Ambassador Scholarship, which annually awards a full-ride to college for a young woman in STEM.