In addition to completing a research, JOLT researchers undertake specialised training to advance their future careers in academia and industry. JOLT training includes workshops on journalism skills, expert sessions on research skills and transferable skills, and research schools. Although training sessions are designed for JOLT researchers, some sessions are open to researchers outside of the JOLT project; please check the events announcements for details.


Coping with COVID: JOLT turns to online solutions for virtual training event

The global coronavirus pandemic has presented a variety of challenges for everyone. The JOLT Action has not been unaffected. The original plan for the JOLT Action included a training event in Thessaloniki, hosted by the Aristotle University there, in June of this year. Obviously, the health, safety and wellbeing of our whole community means that […]

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Full steam ahead for JOLT training in Pamplona

The next of the intensive training events for the JOLT Action will take place at the University of Navarra (UNAV) in Pamplona, Spain, from 02 to 05 July 2019. The event includes a number of workshops and training components, as well as the Action’s Mid Term Check with the European Commission. Over the course of […]

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Overview of JOLT training

All Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) will attend network wide training events, which are targeted at developing practical skills for digital journalism (e.g. data visualisation), transferrable skills (e.g. project management), and research skills (e.g. data analysis). In addition, summer schools will focus on key theoretical perspectives, and have the opportunity to engage with experts and peers […]

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This project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska Curie grant agreement No 765140