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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Chicago Science Writers invite NASW members to attend their upcoming event "The who, what, where, why, and how of off-label prescribing” on Wednesday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Medill School of Journalism Chicago Newsroom. This panel will discuss the legal, ethical, and safety issues around off-label prescribing. You’ll learn what it means, how doctors determine which drugs to use off label, and how pharmaceutical companies view off-label use.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Free workshop scheduled for May 1 in Baton Rouge. Show Me the Coast 2015 is a practical training in visual storytelling workshop for scientists and science communicators. Funded by an NASW Idea Grant to Louisiana State University, the organizers at the The Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs invite those interested to attend the May 1 event free of charge. To learn more and register, visit

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 to Sunday, April 19, 2015

Join the New England Science Writers at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, MA the weekend of April 18, 2015 for "Telling Science Stories with Code and Data." Funded by an NASW Idea Grant, this hands-on workshop will cover both how to acquire, analyze and interpret data and how to visualize and present scientific information in interactive, reader-friendly ways for storytelling. Learn more and register by April 10 at [](

Friday, October 17, 2014 to Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A meeting for science writers, by science writers. Join us for NASW's professional development workshops, briefings on scientific research presented by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, and lab tours and science field trips organized by The Ohio State University.

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