SciDev.Net partnered with the London School of Economics (LSE) and Museu da Vida (Brazil) to examine science communication around the world: journalists' background, workload, and opinions on science communication, work environment and capacity building needs.
We also investigated the climate of opinion among science journalists and found no evidence for a global sense of crises in science communication— contrary to the evidence presented by a feature published in Nature (Brumfield et al., 2009).
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The SciDev.Net Learning Series of publications derive insights from our science communication research projects and analysis. The Series is part of SciDev.Net's monitoring and evaluation programme, and provides valuable knowledge and lessons on issues including mainstreaming evidence for policymaking, development activities and building a culture of science.