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.
Registration for ScienceWriters2014, October 17-21, in Columbus, Ohio, opens on August 15. Until then, we invite you to peruse sciencewriters2014.org for full program and schedule information. Your science writing colleagues and fellow members have been busy crafting five days of events “for science writers, by science writers.”
Elect NASW's officers and catch up with fellow members
Tuesday, August 26
The Roosevelt Hotel New York
45 East 45th Street, Sutton Suite
New York, NY 10017 www.theroosevelthotel.com Online proxies close at 3 PM Eastern on Tuesday, August 26. If you issue a proxy online and vote in person, only the in-person vote will count.
We have resent personalized voting invitations to all regular members who have not yet voted for the 2014-16 board. Check your inbox [Subject line: "National Association of Science Writers 2014 Election"] and follow the instructions in the email to vote by 3PM Eastern, Tuesday, August 26. Meet the candidates by reading the full article, clicking here for a PDF with photos and bios, or perusing the summer issue of ScienceWriters magazine. You can cast your ballot online or in person. If you prefer to vote in person plan to join us in New York City on Tuesday, August 26, for a meeting and social event. Read more for details.
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.