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È online il nuovo sito di Swim

Grazie al lavoro realizzato dalla swimmer Erica Villa, il nuovo sito dell’associazione è finalmente online – accessibile al solito indirizzo http://www.sciencewriters.it – con una rinnovata veste grafica e molte nuove funzionalità.
Tra le novità c’è l’integrazione nel sito di un forum con alcune aree pubbliche (accessibili anche ai non iscritti, come il gruppo di Facebook per discutere di giornalismo scientifico e comunicazione della scienza) e numerosi spazi di discussione e di lavoro (per i gruppi tematici) riservate agli iscritti.

Queste pagine rimarranno online per facilitare chi arriva attraverso i motori di ricerca (dove sono molto ben indicizzate), ma non saranno più aggiornate.

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Italian Science Writers unite to promote a new vision of their profession in Italy

In addition to the usual role as a guide and a “catalyzer” for professionals often working alone, the Association SWIM-SWITY plans to conduct research on science and science writing, in partnership with colleagues and academic institutions in Italy and abroad

Turin (ESOF 2010) – A new Association of Science Writers was launched in the beginning of 2010 in Milan with the goal of becoming a reference for all professionals interested in promoting cooperation and debate within the professional community and with the scientific community – nationally and internationally – and in supporting multidisciplinary research on all aspects of science and science writing.

The association – called “Science Writers in Milan – in Italy”, SWIM-SWITY in short – is currently composed mostly of science reporters, editors, popularizers and writers in general, but is open to all the professionals involved in the communication of science and about science with a critical approach, particularly through the use of all new media.

Among the first accomplishments of SWIM-SWITY are science writing and health writing courses on the basic tools for the critical appraisal of scientific literature, organised on behalf of the Professional Order of Journalists of Lombardy.

The board of SWIM-SWITY – currently composed by science writers Daniela Ovadia, Guido Romeo (Treasurer) and Fabio Turone (President) – is in the process of applying to both EUSJA and WFSJ for affiliation, and is eager to cooperate with all individuals and organizations sharing the same goals, in Italy and all over the world.

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

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