Publication — and the recognition it brings — can pose significant challenges, particularly for researchers in developing countries who often lack access to scientific journals or research papers in local languages.
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Communicators and journalists complement one another and should work together to promote public engagement with scientific knowledge.
Scientists in developing countries should increase the quality of their research by publishing more good papers, not fewer, says Rafael Loyola.
A plan is needed to protect critical science journalism as media incomes fall, heard a meeting ahead of the World Conference of Science Journalists.
UNESCO has announced that it will support a number of initiatives aimed at boosting a culture of open access to science research in Latin America and the Caribbean.
23 April 2013
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