Award-winning journalism from the Showcase collection
November 7, 2017
PUBLISHED BY: Nature ON January 13, 2016
AAAS Kavli Award
In the northern reaches of the Tibetan Plateau, dozens of yaks graze on grasslands that look like a threadbare carpet. The pasture has been munched down to bare soil in places, and deep cracks run across the snow-dusted landscape. The animals’ owner, a herder named Dodra, emerges from his home wearing a black robe, a cowboy hat and a gentle smile tinged with worry. …
A video montage composed of excerpts from interviews with award winners that focuses on their advice for young science journalists.
Hester van Santen
PUBLISHED BY: NRC Media ON December 9, 2017
European Science Writer of the Year
How could an article with numerous shortcomings be published in top-tier journal Nature? Hester van Santen reveals how the gate-keepers of science knowingly let flawed research slip through.
PUBLISHED BY: STAT ON November 17, 2015
CASW Cohn Prize
As soon as Harvard biologist Kevin Esvelt began reading the scientific paper, he had a desperate question: Who are these guys?