Are you interested in writing about science? Are you passionate about connecting the world to the knowledge that benefits their lives? We’d love to have you on board.
Are you a scientist, graduate student, or other technical professional and want to write for us? Please fill out this form to let us know what you would like to write about. Here are some guidelines to consider:
Yours: We strongly encourage researchers to submit first-person summaries of their own recently published papers.
Recent: Sciworthy articles should cover papers that are no more than 2 years old and must be published in a peer reviewed journal
Distillable: The process of the study can be explained using everyday language or by working the definitions of scientific vocabulary into the narrative.
Familiar: A non-scientist might be aware of or familiar with the general subject matter.
Connected: It updates non-scientists on the current knowledge of something they learned in their K-12 school years. (Examples: acid rain, the ozone hole, Galileo, Einstein)
Outside the Box: It is particularly creative, clever, unique, or daring.
Trending: It is trending in the news.
Relevant: It provides incremental knowledge toward one of the 20 Big Questions.
Non-partisan: It is not a politicized subject. The results would appeal to a wide array of backgrounds without alienating a particular group.
Would you like to teach your students to write for a general audience? Sciworthy can help. We will let your students go through our writer training and try their hand at submitting an article to us. We will go through an unlimited number of editing rounds to get it into a publishable state. Your students will benefit from learning about a writing style they may not be familiar with from their education and will deepen their understanding of the science as a result of having to explain it to others. Contact us for details!