Advocacy group of journalists, science communications specialists and scientists, working to improve the quantity and quality of science news reaching the public. CASW develops and funds programs to help reporters and writers produce accurate and informative stories about developments in science, technology, medicine, and the environment.
This website provides an overview of the NASW. Includes information on news, events, awards, and grants. The website also provides guides to help students and science writers, and information on mentoring programs. In addition to writer resources.
"Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society is a peer-reviewed, blind-refereed, online journal dedicated to exploring contemporary social, cultural, political and economic issues through a rhetorical lens."
This site is a central online space for top scholars from Communication, Technical and Professional Communication, Composition, and English Studies to help build a community, to keep in touch, to offer support, to answer questions, and to discuss common interests and topics.
"The Science Writing Resources for Learning (ScWRL) project brings together students, faculty, educational strategists, specialist science writers, writing centre professionals and tutors at the University of British Columbia with a combined interest in science communication."
"Scitable is a free online teaching/learning portal combining high quality educational articles with technology-based community features to fuel a global exchange of scientific insights, teaching practices, and study resources."
On PESC’s Guide, "you will find basic information on best practices for communicating about scientific and technical information with scientists, stakeholders, and larger publics. Science communication is a large and complex topic, as well as a highly active area of research and scholarship. No brief guide can teach you all that you might need to know, so the materials here should be considered a good starting place.
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