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Sept. 6: Save the Date: Science, Journalism, and Democracy: Grappling with a New Reality

SAVE THE DATE! Science, Journalism, and Democracy: Grappling with a New Reality Wednesday, September 6, 2017 The current media landscape is a confusing swirl of reality, misinformation, and so-called fake news. Where does science communication fit into this mess? And how can science communicators navigate a political climate that’s increasingly hostile to both science and journalism? This one-day conference will ...

Aug. 23: Cybersecurity and You: Risks, Precautions, and Responses

Please join Science Writers in New York and the NYC Metro Chapter of the Editorial Freelancers Association to explore cybersecurity for journalists, writers, and editors.

Recent Events

June 20: SWINY’s Sixth Annual Private Tour in Central Park

Join SWINY as Central Park’s Michael Graff and world-renowned naturalist Dr. Gary Lincoff lead us on a private tour of newly reopened Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Rain or shine. Attendance is limited to 20. RSVP today!

June 15: Book talk with ‘Ends of the World’ author Peter Brannen

Join SWINY at Cobble’s Hills Books Are Magic, where award-winning journalist and author Peter Brannen, will be in conversation with David Biello, Energy and Environment Editor, Scientific American. Book signing to follow.

May 16: Is Artificial Intelligence Outsmarting Us?

Humanoid robots in “Humans,” “Westworld,” and “Ex Machina” are science fiction – for now. Join us for a provocative evening with two experts on the implications of living with smart machines.

Feb. 28: SWINY’s Annual Party (SushiSamba, 87 Seventh Ave South)

Join us at one of the best rooftops in the city for a unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine.

Jan. 11: Why Do We Love, Why Do We Cheat? An Evening with Helen Fisher

Join us on January 11, as Dr. Fisher talks about her work, answers questions from the audience, and signs books that will be available for discount purchase.

Dec. 5: SWINY’s Holiday Social at the New York Beer Company

Come to the Loft to chat with other writers, editors, and PIOs. Reconnect with your colleagues and meet new ones.