Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

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2019 Cohn Prize nominations accepted online through July 31

WCSJ2017 partners launch international program fund

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

In Focus

CASW invites 30-and-under science writers to submit entries for the 2019 Evert/Clark Seth Payne Award, which will recognize outstanding reporting and writing by a young journalist covering any field of science. 

Entries may be submitted online and must be completed by JUNE 30, 2019.


Version en español Science writers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are invited to apply for regional travel fellowships to attend ScienceWriters2019, a conference to be held Oct. 25-... more
CASW honors extraordinary writing on medical science with the annual Victor Cohn prize. Nominations for the 20th annual award, to be given in October at ScienceWriters2019, will be accepted... more
Readers are demanding more intelligent nonfiction books, according to the trade publication The Bookseller. Alex Preston writes in The Guardian, “These uncertain times have seen a renewed interest in... more
Two recent Taylor/Blakeslee Graduate Fellows have been awarded CASW’s first Taylor/Blakeslee Mentored Science Journalism Project Fellowships, small grants for independent reporting projects that come with... more
CASW is excited to partner with the students behind ComSciCon—a workshop focused on communicating science organized by graduate students for graduate students—to bring a ComSciCon workshop to... more
Six talented journalists with experience in research, writing and policy have been awarded prestigious Taylor/Blakeslee University Fellowships for 2019-20 from the Council for the Advancement of... more
Shirley M. Tilghman, a mammalian developmental geneticist who served as the 19th president of Princeton University, presented the sixth Patrusky Lecture on Sunday, October 14, 2018, during CASW's New... more
May 7, 2018—The organizers of the 10th World Conference of Science Journalists are pleased to announce plans for a suite of activities to extend the impact of the October 2017 conference in San Francisco... more
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