Northwest Science Writers Association Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Science StorytellingJoin us Thursday, June 24 at 6:00 p.m. for a panel exploring how science communication can help dismantle biases, stereotypes, and misperceptions of people with diverse identities and cultures. Register now Panel on Scientists as AdvocatesOn Thursday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m., two scientists spoke about navigating their relationship with their research in the real world. Watch the recording Panel on Inclusive and Bias-Free Language in Science WritingOn Thursday, April 29 at 6:00 p.m., we heard from experts on bias-free language in this panel and Q&A session. Watch the recording Winners of the Best of the Northwest Science Writing AwardsNSWA recognizes and celebrates outstanding writing published by our members during the past year. And the winners for the 2020 institutional and journalism awards are … Read More COVID-19 Coverage and Economic Resources for NSWA MembersNSWA is supporting its members during this public health emergency by collecting resources to help those writing about the pandemic and those suffering economic hardship from its consequences. Go to the Resource List Because Facts Matter: Fact-Checking in Science WritingAt this NSWA-hosted event, three expert fact-checkers pulled back the curtain to reveal how professional fact-checking works and the rising challenges these defenders of truth are facing. We heard from an independent, freelance fact-checker, another who spent 30 years on staff at Scientific American, and a third who cofounded Snopes, where fact-checking is the business. Thursday, November 19 WATCH THE VIDEO #nswasciwire – Recent work by our members #nswasciwire Mapes: Southern Resident Orcas In her new book, “Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home,” Lynda V. Mapes (@LyndaVMapes) documents the natural history of the... READ MORE Scigliano: Justice Via Zoom COVID-19 forced courtrooms across the U.S. to carry out justice virtually. Eric Scigliano (@SeattleFlotsam) explores in The... READ MORE Johnson-Groh: Dark-Matter Detector Despite its ubiquity, dark matter has eluded all attempts to detect it directly. Mara Johnson-Groh writes in Symmetry... READ MORE Stiffler: Disrupting Drug Development For Geekwire’s Health Tech podcast, Lisa Stiffler (@lisa_stiffler) talks to Sanath Kumar Ramesh, whose son Raghav was born... READ MORE Peeples: Lifting Mask Mandates Writing for Nature, Lynne Peeples (@LynnePeeps) asks whether it’s too soon to lift mask mandates. She reviews scientific... READ MORE JOIN OR RENEW Are you a science communicator in the Pacific Northwest? Consider joining. We have monthly events, feature member writing and more.