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Six entries dealing with aspects of the continuing global COVID-19 pandemic are among the winners of the 2021 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards. Other winners dealt with important issues of equity and ethics in the conduct of science.

The talk is sponsored by the AAAS Kavli program as part of its annual fall lecture series.

Three Mass Media Fellows reflect on their experiences working as science journalists and look ahead to the next steps in their careers.

In addition to their scientific areas of expertise, AAAS Mass Media Fellows in Science and Engineering bring with them a passion for sharing science with broad audiences – and the Eureka moments that sparked that interest in science writing and communication.

Past winners of the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards reflect on their experience reporting on the pandemic and how they think this event will shape the future of public health reporting.

AAAS’ EurekAlert! has announced the five early-career science journalists who have earned 2021 EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters.

Explorations of the science of the COVID-19 pandemic, investigations into creatures ranging from picas to orcas, and articles and videos about our warming world are just a few of the works of science reporting that have earned AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards in recent years.

The program is a way for researchers to explore a new career or improve their science communication skills, while also expanding the public audience for science news.