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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Script free training and networking resource for journalists launches new dedicated website

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Script – the free training and networking resource for journalists, scientists and anyone who wants to communicate science in an engaging and accurate way – has launched its own dedicated website scripttraining.net The website gathers in one place the free training resources and materials and provides more information on the…
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Script ‘graduates’ share the headlines in first SciDev.Net journalism awards

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Two graduates of Script – the free training and networking resource for journalists, scientists and anyone who wants to communicate science in an engaging and accurate way – have shared the headlines in the first SciDev.Net journalism awards. Syriacus Buguzi, from Tanzania, was runner-up in the ‘best news article’ category…
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SciDev.Net story exposing ‘false hope’ COVID-19 drugs in Latin America scoops international award

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A SciDev.Net story exposing drugs giving ‘false hope’ to victims of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin American countries has won an international award highlighting journalistic excellence from around the world. The story ‘Unsupported COVID-19 Drugs Go Deep in Latin America’, written by Aleida Rueda (Mexico) and with additional reporting from…
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SciDev.Net launches free course to help journalists report the science of COVID-19

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A free self-paced online course has been launched introducing journalists to credible COVID-19 news sources and empowering them to spot the news and report to their audiences. The ‘Reporting the science of COVID-19’ course – developed by SciDev.Net’s Script training programme and funded by Sida – is led by instructor,…
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