✍️Science Writing News Roundup #58 (August 23, 2021)
Why good graphics are essential for reporting on climate change + The (important) difference between scicomm and science journalism.
Why good graphics are essential for reporting on climate change: Data visualization can help people grasp the challenges that lie ahead.
Apply now for the 2021 NASW Diversity Reporting Grants. Open to any freelance science writer; work must be intended for a U.S.-based outlet or platform. Apply by September 30, 2021.
Applications for the ComSciCon-SciWri21 workshop are now live! Accepted CSC-SW21 workshop attendees will receive a free membership in the National Association of Science Writers (NASW) and free registration for all ScienceWriters 2021 conference activities. Apply by August 29, 2021.
🎧 Videos and podcasts
Best Australian Science Writing: Sara Phillips, anthology Editor and award-winning science writer, speaks with Dyani Lewis, editor of the forthcoming Best Australian Science Writing 2021 and freelance science journalist.
On July 27-28, 2021, SciPEP convened a virtual conference exploring the unique characteristics of the relationship between the public and basic research, Communicating the Future: Engaging the Public in Basic Science.
📻 News and articles
The (important) difference between scicomm and science journalism. If you’re interested in getting into science communication, the first question to ask yourself is: Do you want to be a scientist who talks publicly about your own field of study, or do you want to leave science and report on other people’s work?
How to talk to a science denier (August 24, 2021)
Science Talk Course: Finding and selling science stories (August 24, 2021)
Hurricanes: Climate Connections & Community Impacts (August 25, 2021)
August meeting of the SANDSWA Social Justice in Science Writing club (August 25, 2021)
Using Social Media to Source and Spread Science Journalism (August 26, 2021)
Science Journalism Forum (August 30 - September 2, 2021)
Course: Popular science writing, University of Cambridge (September 6 - October 24, 2021)
Science Writing Intern, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Science Communications Intern, Schmidt Ocean Institute, US-based
Research and Communications Intern, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), UK-based
Impact Storytelling Intern, Conservation X Labs, Washington, DC
Freelance Science Journalist, Deutsche Welle, Bonn or Berlin, Germany
Editor and Science Writer, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD
Science Writer, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD
Climate Correspondent, The Independent, London, UK
Research Content Manager, Breast Cancer Now, London, UK
Science Writer II, The Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD
Staff Writer, BBC Science Focus, Bristol, UK
Communications Writer, The University of Toronto, Canada
Mind and Body Writer, Inverse, US-based
Science Translator & Communications Specialist, University of Oklahoma, OK
Senior Writer/Editor, Perimeter Institute, Ontario, Canada
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