Vaccine mini-series scoops prestigious award

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SciDev.Net’s vaccine podcast mini-series – exploring myths and misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and Africa’s response – has won a silver award in the audio category of the prestigious AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards. Three episodes – published as part of SciDev.Net’s Africa Science Focus podcast – caught the judges’…
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Work has become ‘more intense’ for world’s science journalists, major new report reveals

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A major new study looking at the working conditions and practices, professional ethos and future expectations of science journalists suggests that work has become ‘more intense’ for those plying their trade around the world. The Global Science Journalism Report 2021, published by SciDev.Net/CABI to celebrate its 20th anniversary, reveals that…
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SciDev.Net Plus offers you the chance to join our network

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SciDev.Net Plus is a new membership programme which offers a package of exclusive benefits to subscribers including weekly news articles not available anywhere else, monthly invite-only conference calls with global editors, and access to a worldwide network of science specialists. Launched this week, the service includes a chance to build…
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SciDev.Net’s Managing Editor narrowly misses out on top science journalism honour in ABSW Awards 2021

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Ben Deighton, SciDev.Net’s Managing Editor, has narrowly missed out on one of the top honours in science journalism – the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW) Awards 2021 Editor of the Year prize. Mr Deighton, who joined SciDev.Net in 2017 after four years as editor of Horizon magazine, was shortlisted…
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Swedish ambassador helps launch SciDev.Net training course to human rights and peace research organisation

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The Swedish Ambassador to Thailand H.E. Mr Jon Åström Gröndahl has formally helped launch a week-long training workshop by SciDev.Net for researchers from SHAPE-SEA to help them better communicate their research findings to non-scientific and non-academic audiences. H.E Mr Jon Åström Gröndahl gave opening remarks to a Media Skills for…
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Script graduate scoops COVID-19 Africa Rapid Grant Fund award to promote science journalism in Zambia

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A graduate of the Script training course ‘Science communications skills for journalists’ and founder of the Dziwa Science and Technology Trust (DSaT Trust) has won a USD 19,782 grant to promote science journalism in Zambia. Journalist Veronica Mwaba, who is also Executive Director of DSaT Trust – established in 2018…
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