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As part of the virtual activities that will replace the traditional ScienceWriters conference in fall 2020, CASW invites science writers to join in sharing science experiences and presentations from their locales with colleagues this October.

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by Charlie Petit | David Perlman, a newspaper reporter since before World War II, a science writer since 1957, and a vital factor in CASW’s growth as an organization, died at his San Francisco home... more
In early June 2020, CASW and ComSciCon were preparing for a fall workshop to train 13 science graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in science writing through workshops and writing exercises... more
Five talented journalists endowed with multimedia skills and a determination to make a difference have been awarded prestigious Taylor/Blakeslee University Fellowships for 2020–21 from the Council for the... more
After discussing the options for the annual ScienceWriters conference in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, CASW and the National Association of Science Writers have decided to replace the conference with a... more
CASW is delighted to announce the award of a Taylor/Blakeslee Mentored Science Journalism Project Fellowship to Jerimiah Oetting (@joetting13). The fellowship, which is awarded competitively to a current... more
“We are living in Coronavirus Standard Time,” says science journalist Jon Cohen, “where each day is like seven in the old world we used to know.”“Each day I wake up and see or hear or learn something I... more
Can science journalism be better? How can we ensure a strong future for the field, one that ensures that the most accurate science journalism possible serves diverse audiences and helps citizens put... more
Science writers: Did you attend a ScienceWriters conference and hear a presentation or had a lunch conversation with an expert in epidemiology, infectious disease modeling, virology, health disparities or... more
Eleven talented science graduate students and postdoctoral fellows were transformed into science news reporters during ScienceWriters2019 in State College, Pa. Oct. 25-29, 2019, providing journalistic... more
Aspiring and early-career science writers have some new tools for learning from the pros.CASW's Showcase website, and the Storygrams series of annotations—produced and co-published by The Open... more

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