Northwest Science Writers Association

Movie Watch Party: "65"

NSWA will be watching Sony Picture’s new science fiction thriller “65” , on March 11th at 7:20 PM at the Regal Meridian theater in downtown Seattle.

Best of the Northwest Awards Winners Announced!

The Northwest Science Writers Association is pleased to announce the winners of the fourth annual of The Best of the Northwest Awards! 

Past Event: Oregonian Happy Hour

Attention, NSWA members in Portland, Eugene, Salem, and the rest of the Beaver State! On Wednesday night, August 24th at 7 p.m. PST NSWA will be hosting a special virtual get-together for the Oregonians among us. This first meeting will hopefully include discussion of future meetups, networking opportunities, and trying out a community Q&A.

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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Okahata: Discrimination’s Impacts

New member Leila Okahata (@LeilaOkahata) writes for UCLA’s Daily Bruin about research that discovered some of the...
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Nelson: U.S. Water Crisis

Bryn Nelson (@SeattleBryn) wrote a piece for Time Magazine on the crisis of access to clean water and sanitation in the...
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Hu: Botanical Sexism?

Jane C. Hu (@jane_c_hu) was awarded an honorable mention in the journalism category in the 2022 NSWA Best of the Northwest...
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Zaske: Bear Research

Sara Zaske (@WSUZaske), writing for Washington State University, was awarded an honorable mention in the institutional...
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Scanlan: ‘Pests’ Review

Adrienne Ross Scanlan wrote a review of “Pests: How Humans Create Animal Villains” by Bethany Brookshire for the New York...
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