Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

2015 graduate fellowship applications due by March 29

Student journalists enjoy a taste of science writing at New Horizons 2014

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

In Focus

For the fourth time in its history, CASW's New Horizons in Science briefing will be held in the Boston area in 2015. The 53rd annual presentation of emerging research and science issues will be hosted by the Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as part of ScienceWriters2015.


CASW is accepting applications for Taylor/Blakeslee University Fellowships for the 2015-16 year through March 29, 2015. For the second year, the application period will close in the spring to accelerate... more
In the second Patrusky Lecture at CASW's New Horizons in Science, paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson traced the sweep of knowledge about the human family tree, insisting that human survival may depend on... more
New York Times reporter Elisabeth Rosenthal, a physician and newspaper correspondent for 20 years, is the recipient of the 2014 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting.Rosenthal was... more
The winner of the 2014 Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award, an annual prize for young science journalists, is Azeen Ghorayshi.Ghorayshi (@azeen_g) received the award and its $1,000 prize for “Bio Hackers,”... 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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