SciDev.Net update: 25 July 2016

Latest from global edition

Highlight

Ancient parasite remains a modern scourge

Multimedia:

21/07/16

Ancient parasite remains a modern scourge

This photo gallery follows researchers trying to unlock the secrets of the disfiguring disease leishmaniasis.

Debate: What is the future of higher education funding in Africa?

This Thursday 28 July at 1pm-3pm BST (GMT+1) – join scholars and students from across Africa and its diaspora to debate the future of higher education, solutions to the funding crisis, and how to make university accessible in increasingly challenging circumstances.


Other trending articles

Traditional medicine for modern times: Facts and figures

Feature

Traditional medicine for modern times: Facts and figures

What is a knowledge economy?

Feature

What is a knowledge economy?

How to report scientific findings

Practical guide

How to report scientific findings


Urgent appeal: We need your help!

We are in danger of not being able to continue as the science and development news source you depend on. Please donate today.

Notices

Chatham House Climate Change 2016

Institution of Civil Engineers, London

2016 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards

AAAS

The Elsevier Foundation-TWAS Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme

TWAS - The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries

Shelter Technical Advisor

Boone, NC, United States

What can we learn from data vis?

This report builds on our experiences of producing data visualisations, and brings together the lessons we have learned with insights from the broader sector of research communications.