CSWA 2014 Book Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to this year’s CSWA Book Award Winners! The Canadian Science Writers’ Association/ Association candienne des rédacteurs scientifiques is pleased to announce the winners in the 2014 Science in Society Book Awards competition. The winners will each be presented with a certificate and $1000 cash prize during an awards dinner held in conjunction with the [...]

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To Communicate or to Excommunicate? Is that the scientist versus journalist question?

By Sarah Boon   Despite many excellent examples to the contrary, science communication remains plagued by two overarching stereotypes that seem to pit scientists and communicators against one another: 1. Scientists often are terrible communicators; and, 2. Communicators often get the science wrong. These perceptions are slowly beginning to change, however, as people realize that [...]

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