“The excitement of communicating science translates in the way we speak, and our work. It’s one of the most wonderful things in the world of science, being able to interact, share your work, new ideas and be proud of it.” – Yihan Wu
Stay tuned to curiousSCIENCEwriters for a conversation between Nobel Prize-winner Dr. Harold Varmus and actor/science communication advocate Alan Alda hosted by Macaulay Honors College at CUNY. members of the cSw team pose with Alan Alda after the lively discussion on April 18.
cSw is recruiting students in grades 10, 11 or 12 as of September for roles as writers, editors, graphic designers and social media coordinators. The Application Period opens on January 15 and closes on March 1. Apply now!
From cSw’s SUNDAY@SEVEN Series: It’s easy to feel intimidated and ignorant when interviewing experts in a field you don’t know much about. However, we should remember that we are writers, and our job is to ask questions until we understand the logic– so there is NO such thing as a “dumb question”! Ann Finkbeiner, a freelance science writer who has written for magazines like Mosaic and Discover,...
Did you know that humans now have shorter attention spans than that of goldfish? With the advent of multitasking, grabbing people’s attention is more difficult than ever. So, how DO people manage to interest their audience? Anne Marie Santoro, founder of From the Heart Communications, discusses how to find the “heartbeat” of a story in her interview with cSw staff.
Wednesday, July 13th, was the day my life changed. That’s when high school students from curiousSCIENCEwriters (cSw) introduced us to the important field of science journalism and talked about using social media to communicate about biomedical research. We visited the cSw website where science stories written, edited and designed by students are published.