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#SciWriLive: Preprints in the time of COVID-19

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

In the race to learn as much as we can about COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus that causes it, preprints have become many scientists’ #1 tool for releasing new findings to their peers and the public. For science communicators and reporters, that can pose unique challenges in a time when accuracy is more important than ever.

Economic Struggles Support Group

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Are you applying for PPP or other economic relief? Join us for #SciWriCoffee to exchange experiences, tips,or just have a sympathetic ear from other NASW members navigating the bureaucracy.

Writing through: Focusing in short bursts

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The National Press Club Journalism Institute and NASW are partnering for a program that will offer tips for creating a writer-friendly physical space, finding your focus, and developing new tools to write in short bursts.

Covering Science That's NOT COVID-19

Thursday, May 21, 2020

COVID19 coverage has taken over the airwaves and workflows bringing with it unprecdented challenges. Are you writing about topics other than COVID19 for an institution or publication? Join us for #SciWriCoffee to share your experiences, the good and the challenging.

Supporting your teams and taking care of yourself during COVID19

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Are you struggling with the best ways to support your staff or freelance writers remotely? Are you feeling pressure from all directions? Join us for a special #SciWriLive Q&A session on Wednesday, May 20 at 2:00 pm ET with leadership and management expert Jill Geisler.

Battling misinformation support group

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Are you confronting COVID19 misinformation in your work? In your social feeds or among family and friends? Join your colleagues to discuss how you're handling misinformation and find support from others. Join us on Tuesday, May 12 at 1:00 pm Eastern on Zoom.

Virtual social for parents of infants and toddlers

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Are you the parent of an infant or a toddler and trying to work from home or just cope during the pandemic? Looking to ask questions or share advice with other members and meet some friendly faces? Please join us this Thursday, May 7th at 2:00 pm Eastern on Zoom.