Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

Announcing ScienceWriters2015

Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

In Focus

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 laptops with particular purpose.


For the fourth time in its history, CASW's New Horizons in Science briefings will be held in the Boston area in 2015, hosted by the Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of... 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
The winner of the 2014 Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award, an annual prize for young science journalists, is Azeen Ghorayshi.Ghorayshi (@azeen_g) received the award and its $1,000 prize for “Bio Hackers,”... more
Prompted by the enormous changes that continue to ripple through and transform the media landscape, CASW has produced and posted a thoroughly new and timely edition of its highly popular primer for... 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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