Networks of scientists — and science journalists — are springing up across the developing world in an attempt to raise awareness and promote informed decision-making on key issues, from climate change to education.
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How scientific knowledge is presented in public debate, by scientists or journalists, has a big influence on its impact, says David Dickson.
Abdus Salam used his genius to promote science in the developing world, but his legacy remains unfulfilled, says Athar Osama.
31 January 2013
The Rio+20 Secretariat's analysis of S&T trends and achievements since the 1992 Earth Summit points to ways of accelerating progress.
16 March 2012
Source: UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
The Chinese Academy of Sciences is to open new centres in the developing world to promote science cooperation and training.
18 April 2013
A Yemeni health researcher and pioneer of a network for Arab women scientists is one of five recipients of a global science award.