Since its inception in 2010, more than $350,000 has been awarded by NASW's Idea Grants program for projects that benefit science writing and its practitioners. Read more to see a list of all the awardees and their exciting science writing projects.
Later this summer, NASW members will have the opportunity to elect board members for the upcoming two-year term. Candidate statements and voting option details (online or in person) will follow in the summer issue of ScienceWriters as well as right here on nasw.org. Read more to meet the candidates. Congratulations and thank you to all of the candidates, board members cycling off, and the Nominating Committee.
Two NASW members have been selected for travel fellowships to attend the 64th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany this summer. Congratulations to Claudia Caruana and Elizabeth Landau and special thanks to the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings for funding these fellowships for the seventh year. Read more for details on the conference and fellows.
The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute invites members of the National Association of Science Writers to apply for a scholarship to attend the 5th Nanotechnology for Health Care Conference at its conference center on Petit Jean Mountain in Arkansas. Read on for application details or visit www.arkansasnanohealth.com/nasw-scholarship.
The National Association of Science Writers will again sponsor several exciting programs for student journalists during the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2014 meeting in Chicago. This year’s meeting is Feb. 13-17, in Chicago.