Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

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Workshop reporting captures highlights of 57th New Horizons briefing

Science writers gather at Penn State

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

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Science writers are invited to propose a special session to discuss challenges or issues in covering science at ScienceWriters2020. Drawing on current topics in the news, CASW's Science +Science Writing sessions are intended as case studies of issues at the intersection of science, science communication, and journalism. They also are intended to provide opportunities for open conversation between scientists and writers on topics that are... more

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CASW is pleased to announce the appointment of Seattle-area science writer and editor W. Wayt Gibbs (@WaytGibbs) as director of New Horizons in Science, CASW's annual science briefings for science writers... more
CASW is happy to annouce that two journalists have been awarded travel fellowships to attend New Horizons in Science briefings at ScienceWriters2019.Bobbi Booker (@bobbibooker) is an award-winning... more
Congratulations, WCSJ2019 Travel Fellows! Among the 100 recipients from 53 countries who won travel fellowships to attend WCSJ2019, the 11th World Conference of Science Journalists, was a group of travel... more
Readers are demanding more intelligent nonfiction books, according to the trade publication The Bookseller. Alex Preston writes in The Guardian, “These uncertain times have seen a renewed interest in... more
Two recent Taylor/Blakeslee Graduate Fellows have been awarded CASW’s first Taylor/Blakeslee Mentored Science Journalism Project Fellowships, small grants for independent reporting projects that come with... more
Six talented journalists with experience in research, writing and policy have been awarded prestigious Taylor/Blakeslee University Fellowships for 2019-20 from the Council for the Advancement of... more
May 7, 2018—The organizers of the 10th World Conference of Science Journalists are pleased to announce plans for a suite of activities to extend the impact of the October 2017 conference in San Francisco... more

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