Northwest Science Writers Association

Join Our Science Game Show Sept. 22

On September 22, come nerd out live or by livestream during Matters of Gravity, our NPR-style, science game show at Peddler Brewing.

Congrats to our 2021 Career Development Award winners!

NSWA is pleased to announce that independent journalists Robin Donovan and Britany Robinson will receive funding to advance their science communication careers.

Panel on Theater as Science Storytelling

How can theater energize science communication and science stimulate theater? Watch our lively virtual discussion and Q&A with two playwrights, a spinal cord injury expert, and a science writer from July 21.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Science Storytelling

On Thursday, June 24, NSWA hosted a panel exploring how science communication can help dismantle biases, stereotypes, and misperceptions of people with diverse identities and cultures.

COVID-19 Coverage and Economic Resources for NSWA Members

NSWA 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.

#nswasciwire – Recent work by our members

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Harris: Robotic Delivery Vehicles

In a four-part series for TechCrunch, Mark Harris (@meharris) delves into Nuro, an autonomous, unoccupied delivery vehicle...
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Braun: Mine Roadblock

Plans for the controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region have hit a major roadblock, reports Ashley Braun...
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Dolan: Arsenic in Water

The latest in Ensia’s “Troubled Waters” series about the safety of the water supply, this story by Maria Dolan...
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Fairley: Sharing Renewable Power

Peter Fairley’s (@pfairley) latest piece for InvestigateWest’s “Decarbonizing Cascadia” series discusses the movement for a...
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James: From Refugee to M.D.

Sally James (@jamesian) profiles Dr. Anisa Ibrahim for the South Seattle Emerald, explaining how a Somali girl in a Kenyan...

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