About the MBL Logan Science Journalism Program

Get Your Hands On Research!

The Logan Science Journalism Program at the MBL, founded in 1986, offers professional science journalists, writers, editors, and broadcast journalists a chance to forget about story deadlines and immerse themselves in the process of basic biomedical and environmental research. Room, board, lab fees, U.S. travel or partial foreign travel are covered for accepted fellows.

2016 Program Dates: May 25 – June 4, 2016

Application Deadline: March 1, 2016

The Choice Is Yours: The program offers journalists the choice between two introductory intensive courses:

MBL-fellowship-2-0561_2 For Science/Health Journalists:
2016 Biomedical Hands-On Research Course
MBL, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Collecting-inverts-2 For Environmental Journalists:
2016 Environmental Hands-On Research Course
MBL, Woods Hole, and Plum Island Long Term Ecological Research site, Plum Island, Mass.

“This kind of [research] experience should be a requisite part of the career of any science journalist.” —Erik Olsen, The New York Times (2013 Environmental Fellow)

More testimonials from program alumni are here.

Photo credits: Erik Mellgren (top), Chris Neill (bottom)