Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

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Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

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Freelance science writer and editor Robin Lloyd (@RobinLloyd99has been elected president of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, a nonprofit organization working to increase the quality and quantity of science news reaching the public.

CASW News

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
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
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
Thanks to the International Program Fund created by CASW and NASW, 2019 was a year of international exchange and strengthened global connections for science writers from Latin America and the United... more
Apoorva Mandavilli (@apoorva_nyc), a seasoned science journalist known for both superb narrative writing and breaking news coverage, is the recipient of the 2019 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in... more
Five science writers from Argentina, Costa Rica and Mexico have been selected to receive Regional Travel Fellowships to attend ScienceWriters2019, the annual conference of U.S. science writers, October 25... more

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