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This is a portal to the websites of associations that aim to advance our understanding of oncology and how to better treat patients with cancer, both in the developed and developing worlds.
Each partner association is represented in the portal with a website describing and providing information relating to the organisation, its structure, news, research projects, activities, membership, resource information, selected links, and so on.
Cancerworld also hosts the Cancer Media Service, operated by the European School of Oncology and aimed at journalists. The independent service aims to put cancer research into context, which it does by publishing well written and easy-to-read summaries of the latest cancer research. Perhaps even more useful is its list of resources for journalists that includes links to several medical dictionaries and cancer organisations worldwide.
This not-for-profit arm of the water, climate and policy think tank, the Pacific Institute, publishes information on the global freshwater crisis, written by journalists, scientists and others. It publishes daily news and data, as well as commentaries, book reviews and special reports on issues such as traditional knowledge for drought management in Botswana, and hydropower in Argentina.
The website also hosts images and video content.
This website hosts the Earth Journalism Network, which aims to help journalists from developing countries to report on environmental issues more effectively. The network was developed by the Internews Network and Internews Europe and it organises the Earth Journalism Awards programme.
It also establishes links among environmental journalists, offering capacity building through workshops, training materials, support for production and distribution, and small grants. The website provides information about the Network's activities and partners, fellowship programmes, and useful tools and resources. These include a toolkit and online courses with tips on how to report on popular environmental issues, and studies of environmental journalism.
JCOM is an online journal on scientific communication, which is trying to become an interdisciplinary melting-pot capable of providing some theoretical guidelines for science communication. Each article undergoes multidisciplinary peer-reviewing by experts belonging to different areas of competence such as science, communication and theory of communication.
This online course, created by the World Federation of Science Journalists and the Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net), covers practical and conceptual issues in science journalism such as how to find and research stories, expose false claims, and pitch an idea to an editor. It is the world's first online course in science journalism.
The course is aimed at journalists, students and teachers, and the topics are relevant to beginners as well as experienced reporters and editors. It includes ten lessons, each offering e-lectures, self-teaching questions and assignments. The website provides an online discussion board where users can post feedback and advice. The course is available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Turkish.
The Science Diplomacy Monitor, an initiative of the US-based Center on Public Diplomacy links to news, commentary and videos about science diplomacy from around the world that are published in mainstream media and on academic websites.