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.
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.
The time has come to make your choices for the fifteen 2014-2016 NASW officers and board members. Please take the time to 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 arriving this month in your mailbox. You can cast your ballot online or in person. The week of July 28, all NASW members (except students) will receive a personal email invitation to the online voting system. 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.
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.