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CASW launches website to showcase great science writing

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Liz Szabo, whose work as USA Today’s medical reporter combined authoritative breaking-news coverage with dogged investigative journalism, is the recipient of the 2016 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting.

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CASW's 54th presentation of the New Horizons in Science briefing will take place in the seventh-largest city in the US this year: San Antonio, Texas. Just ahead of the Día de los Muertos, science... more
The winner of the 2016 Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award, an annual prize for young science journalists, is Natalie Wolchover, senior writer at Quanta Magazine. Wolchover received the award and its $1,000... more
The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing announces the launch of CASW Showcase (http://showcase.casw.org), a website that provides an up-close look at award-winning science journalism to provide... more
MANCHESTER, UK (JULY 25, 2016) — African science-development activist Thierry Zomahoun and pioneering U.S. biologist Jennifer Doudna will be among the keynote speakers at the 10th World Conference of... more
Steven Weinberg, a pioneer of elementary particle physics and cosmology and one of the towering figures of science, has been selected by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) to... more
Today we’re thrilled to announce a new collaboration that we hope will benefit science writers at all levels of experience, from students to veterans. With support from the Gordon and Betty Moore... more
Six science-trained journalists who have pursued their passions for science and writing in locations as diverse as Mexico and Yemen have been awarded the Council for the Advancement of Science... more
The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing is pleased to announce that three new members have joined the board, while two continuing board members are rotating into officer slots. Board and... more
Yale microbiologist and White House official Jo Handelsman gave a sweeping presentation on microbiome research to science writers attending CASW's 53rd New Horizons in Science briefings at MIT on Oct. 11... more
"News & Numbers"—a guidebook for reporting statistical claims and controversies in health and other fields—is now available in a third, updated edition. CASW played a major role... more
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