Workshops

2021

Programs in statistics and ethics are planned in conjunction with ScienceWriters2021 and in other contexts.

2020

October 7, 2020 | Putting Health and Medical Numbers in Context for Readers

Jessica Ancker, associate professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medical College, presented an interactive workshop that helped science writers contextualize statistics for readers to help them make sense of numbers in the news and heighten the impact of data-driven stories.

Jessica Ancker explains number comparisons
Presenter Jessica Ancker chats with participants in the 2020 virtual workshop on communicating numbers.

October 15, 2020 | Journalists and Scientists at the Frontiers: A dialogue about values and responsibility

This half day program examined dilemmas facing both science and journalism as emerging areas of science and technology present tough questions of values and responsibility. Presented by CASW with support from the Kavli Foundation.

Kavli workshop panelists
Moderator Robin Marantz Henig and panelists revisit a New York Times Magazine during the 2020 Kavli workshop.

Videos from the “Journalists and Scientists” program: