SciDev.Net wins Solutions Journalism Accelerator grant to boost its science podcast offering

SciDev.Net has won a share of EURO €1.17 million of grants from the European Journalism Centre which will be used to boost its science podcast offering. Nearly EURO €300,000 has been awarded to SciDev.Net – the world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and…
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Script training delivered to talented African researchers

Script has delivered science communication training to talented African early career researchers recognised by The Royal Society for having the potential to become leaders in their field. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of more than 1,600 of the world’s most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in…
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SciDev.Net special report investigates global food crisis

A special report from SciDev.Net suggests that global starvation is looming for millions as food prices spiral out of control. Fiona Broom, Deputy Editor, Features, looks at how food systems can become more resilient to shocks – such as conflict, climate change and COVID-19 – as the world faces its…
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New web app connects journalists and scientists

Script connect app
A new web app has been launched to make it super easy for journalists in Kenya and Uganda to find researchers for science stories. The Script Connect app is part of the Script science communication programme by SciDev.Net, funded by the Robert Bosch Foundation. It works like a ‘speed-dating’ app,…
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New book to help improve science communication in Africa is now available

Script book
Script’s new book aimed at helping to improve the communication of science in Africa has now been published. The book is available for free electronically and to buy in paperback in the CABI Digital Library. ‘Science Communication Skills for Journalists: A Resource Book for Universities in Africa,’ is edited and…
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SciDev.Net readers’ conference questions future proofing land use

SciDev.Net has hosted its latest Readers’ Conference Call on the subject of future-proofing land use, with guest speakers shedding light on the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Isaac Dladla, an environmental management and climate change practitioner who heads the Eswatini Environment Authority (EEA)…
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