Past events

We organize several events per year

NSWA Science Trivia Night

Members and guests joined us April 18 for a science-themed trivia quiz night and social event at Floating Bridge Brewing in the U. District. This special NSWA-organized evening was hosted by the quizmasters at Geeks Who Drink and tested our knowledge of arcane facts...

Exploring the power of art and illustration in science storytelling

  From infographics to illustrations, images are an essential part of science communication. Pictures can explain concepts in a flash, illuminate a narrative or simply provide a quick visual thrill. But to many writers, the process of drawing, illustrating and telling...

Tour the Burke Museum Fish Collection

[metaslider id=8956] Natural history museums can only display a fraction of their treasures. The Burke Museum is no exception. It has more than 11 million preserved fish specimens from around the world, though many of them hail from the North Pacific Ocean, Bering...

NSWA Holiday Party and Annual Membership Meeting

NSWA celebrated the new year on Jan. 11 at a Seattle landmark that has wowed science fans of all ages for more than 50 years, the Pacific Science Center. The event was a chance to connect with science writers from all around the Pacific Northwest. Members and guests...

Reliving WCSJ 2017 with Rebecca Randall and Ian Haydon

Members and guests joined Ian Haydon and Rebecca Randall, our 2017 NSWA career development award winners,  on Nov. 28 for an evening discussion recapping the World Conference of Science Journalists last month in San Francisco. Ian and Rebecca both used their awards to...