New SciDev.Net Plus service offers members exclusive benefits

SciDev.Net Plus
SciDev.Net – the world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and technology for global development – is launching a new service offering members a range of exclusive benefits. Subscribers to SciDev.Net Plus will receive exclusive access to a monthly conference call with SciDev.Net’s coordinators…
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SciDev.Net wins grant for weekly podcast highlighting science and health issues in sub-Saharan Africa

African journalists
SciDev.Net has won a share of a €940,000 pot of grants from the European Journalism Centre to launch a weekly podcast examining science and health issues in sub-Saharan Africa. The award, one of eight handed out as part of the European Development Journalism Grants programme, will allow SciDev.Net the chance…
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SciDev.Net launches free science communication course for press officers

A free self-paced online course to teach press officers in Africa how to communicate science to journalists and the wider public is now being offered as part of the Script project, which is made possible by the Robert Bosch Stiftung and implemented by SciDev.Net The Science Communication Skills for Press…
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Bursaries available for African journalists to attend Next Einstein Forum in Kenya

SciDev.Net is inviting 20 African Journalists to attend their Science Journalism Training Workshop and the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering from 9 to 13 March 2020 in Nairobi, Kenya. The bursary will cover travel, accommodation and meals during the NEF Gathering. The deadline for responses to this call is…
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SciDev.Net to help scientists better communicate their research for development

SciDev.Net is embarking on a £234,000 project to help 500 scientists from 10 institutions better communicate their research to the world’s media and have a greater influence on national and global policy and decision making.
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Report on Zika virus scoops SciDev.Net journalist top national award

Journalist Claudia Mazzeo has been honoured by the Argentinean Society of Medical Journalism, member of the Medical Association of Argentina, for her article published by SciDev.Net about the threat of Zika virus in Latin America.
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