Happy Hour with AAAS Mass Media Fellows

Save the date for the annual DCSWA mixer with AAAS Mass Media Fellows on Monday, August 21 at the Brixton on U Street. The Mass Media Fellowship, now in its 43rd year, places science graduate students at media sites for a 10-week fellowship during which they get a taste of science news reporting. Many DCSWA… Read More

Take it to the Milk Bank: Smithsonian National Zoo Tour

  Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, August 30. We’ll start with a lecture by Mike Maslanka, who oversees the zoo’s “milk bank,” the biggest frozen repository of exotic milks in the United States. Its 15,000 samples from 185 species (including gorillas, bears, and bats) help… Read More

Informal, on-the-record talk about thrombosis with Gary Raskob, PhD

DCSWA members and local science and health writers in the Washington, D.C. area are invited to sit down with Gary Raskob, PhD, dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and one of the nation’s leading experts on thrombosis. Dr. Raskob focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment… Read More

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The D.C. Science Writers Association is a group of journalists, public information officers and communications professionals who cover breaking research, science and technology. Our events bring together science writers for socializing, networking, science-based tours and events, and professional development workshops. The DC Science Writers Association is dedicated to providing a safe and welcoming experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, national origin, or religion. DCSWA does not tolerate harassment of members in any form.