Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

2015 Cohn Prize nominations accepted online through July 31

Announcing ScienceWriters2015

Award entries due from young science journalists by June 30

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

In Focus

Microbiologist Jo Handelsman, a pioneer in metagenomics research who is currently serving in a key White House science-policy post, has been chosen by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) to present the Patrusky Lecture on October 11, 2015, at New Horizons in Science,... more


CASW honors extraordinary writing on medical science with the annual Victor Cohn prize. Nominations for the 16th annual award, to be given in October at ScienceWriters2015, will be accepted... more
Five journalists who have distinguished themselves as student and professional writers, authors and scientists have been chosen by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing to receive prestigious... more
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... more
As this year's New Horizons in Science briefings opened in Columbus Oct. 19 as part of ScienceWriters2014, a group of bright young science-writers-in-the-making pulled out their pens, recorders and... 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
"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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