Researchers at University of Dar es Salaam to receive science communication training

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Almost 100 researchers and PhD students at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania are next in line to take part in a science communication training programme from SciDev.Net funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The latest cohort, which will receive the training that aims to…
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New SciDev.Net Spotlight series focuses on ‘road to climate justice’

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SciDev.Net – the world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and technology for global development – is focusing on the ‘road to climate justice’ as part of its Spotlight series. Spotlights are collections of articles, including interviews and features, which give readers a more…
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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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