Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

New Horizons in Science 2015

Sunday, October 11, 2015 to Monday, October 12, 2015

The 2015 edition of the New Horizons in Science briefings, hosted by Knight Science Journalism at MIT as part of ScienceWriters2015, concluded on Oct. 12. Science sessions took place on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sunday and Monday. New Horizons is held in conjunction with the annual meeting and workshops of the National Association of Science Writers. The workshops were held at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, which served as the conference hotel. ScienceWriters2015 also featured an extensive assortment of science tours, excursions and other activities organized by our hosts.

Hosts & Sponsors: 

CASW is able to present the 53rd annual New Horizons in Science briefings free of charge thanks to the generosity of our host and sponsors.


Knight Science Journalism at MIT

Platinum Sponsor

Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Gold Sponsor

Stat, a Boston Globe Media national publication

Silver Sponsors



Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

MIT School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Additional Sponsors

Boston University

Broad Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute



Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution