Communication Articles on science communication including information on journalism, education, publishing, tips, practical guides, open access media, public engagement, dissemination and more Tue, 09 May 2017 06:54:00 GMT en Open access for Palestinian research by 2020 Palestine-European partnership plans digital repository for local university research that lacks visibility. Tue, 09 May 2017 06:54:00 GMT PubMed pushes for transparency in new policy Top medical database, PubMed, leads the way to place conflict-of-interest disclosures upfront on search pages. Mon, 08 May 2017 11:16:30 GMT Youth in Tunisia find a way out of violence with tech Mapping project shows the most effective peace tech is driven by young people themselves, says Harriet Lamb. Mon, 01 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT March for Science: Photos from around the world Thousands of people around the world marched for science. Here is a round up of photos from Malawi to San Francisco. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 GMT Central America faces climate information gap Better communication in the right formats will help get science in decision makers’ hands and into adaptation policies. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:18:25 GMT Kenya creates online system to monitor rural sanitation Kenya’s vision of ending open defecation has received a boost from an online tool that tracks rural sanitation. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:03:47 GMT Networking project launched to empower girls in science An initiative aims to provide opportunities to help African girls become future champions in drug regulation. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 12:36:44 GMT Online tool explores countries’ climate action plans A new tool could help African nations easily access climate action plans to aid transparency in negotiations. Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:13:00 GMT Brazil benefits from social quotas in higher education Students admitted to universities through inclusion policy perform as well or even better than peers, says study. Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:27:34 GMT Does mass media save lives? The evidence is in Listen to Roy Head preview results of the first randomised control trial of the media’s impact on child mortality. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:00:00 GMT Brazilian press justified illegal slavery for years Media had a key role in the revival and maintenance of the illegal slave trade, according to new book. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:34:15 GMT Language a barrier to flow of scientific knowledge Low visibility of non-English language papers blocks knowledge transfer and can cause biases, researchers say. Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:53:16 GMT False health news more popular on Facebook Public posts with false information about Zika shared via the social media site were more popular than real news. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:10:08 GMT Our top 10 most popular pieces of 2016 Quick-healing nanotech bandages, a banana fungus catastrophe and finding Africa's best bean are top picks in SciDev.Net’s most viewed articles this year. Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:00:00 GMT Why internet use is low in Africa A report says that lack of local content is among factors influencing Africa’s low internet adoption. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:27:00 GMT Ethical research code influenced by San leader The first indigenous-developed ethics code in Africa is being finalised by TRUST after Andries Steenkamp, San leader, passed away recently.. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:00:00 GMT How to advance your career in science How do you get on the right path in your scientific career? Here we’ve distilled advice and tips from researchers. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:00:00 GMT Indigenous people need control over digital tech Without confidence in their tech skills, indigenous people may risk giving away their culture via the digital world, a conference hears. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:00:00 GMT Smart’ umbrella to keep Hajj pilgrims cool and connected ‘Kafya’ was designed with solar cells, a fan and a GPS that could prove useful for workers as well as pilgrims. Mon, 12 Sep 2016 22:23:00 GMT Emerging diseases threaten Maasai and their herds This photo gallery explores communities at risk from zoonotic disease and efforts to improve their resilience. Tue, 09 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT