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Programs

Programs

WORKSHOPS

Members receive a discount for year-round events. For our first-ever workshop, members will receive a discount of 50%. Sign-up to become a member and the discount will be automatically applied.

On September 22, 2018, Bridging the Space Between the Lab and the Press will feature a panel on the issues that scientists and journalists face when communicating within one another and the public. A few topics to be discussed:

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:

https://www.atxsciwri.org/event/bridging-spaces/

This year's workshops are made possible by the Peggy Girshman Idea Grant awarded to Austin Texas Science Writers by the National Association of Science Writers (NASW) to identify and dismantle barriers to science communication.

 

BOOK CLUB

Austin Texas Science Writers is collaborating with BookPeople on a book club devoted to the best of science and nature writing. We’ll revisit the classics and explore cutting-edge titles, from neuroscience to natural history, astrophysics to animal behavior. ATXSciRead meets the first Sunday of every month at 4 pm. Head to BookPeople to get 10% off of each month's book-club pick.

Upcoming meetings and titles:
Sunday, 10/7 at 4 pm (meet in the cafe): Rachel Carson, SILENT SPRING
Sunday, 11/4 at 4 pm (meet on the third floor): Nate Silver, THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE

 

HAPPY HOUR

We hold social happy hours throughout the year for journalists, PR, communicators, technical writers, film and video pros, and anyone else interested in science communication. Join our Facebook group or visit the Event tab for updates.

 

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