Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

Award entries due from young science journalists by June 30

Announcing ScienceWriters2015

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

In Focus

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 Taylor/Blakeslee University Fellowships supporting graduate study in science writing.

Each will receive a $5,000 award for the 2015-16 academic year, bringing to 146 the number of science writers aided by CASW’s graduate... more

CASW News

CASW invites 30-and-under science writers to submit entries for the 2015 Evert/Clark Seth Payne Award, which will recognize outstanding reporting and writing by a young journalist covering any field of... 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
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
"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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