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Mental illness pandemic to follow COVID-19, experts warn
Australian bushfire smoke drifts to South America
Stigmatisation, ignorance still rife 35 years after HIV revealed as cause of AIDS
Uruguay’s presidential candidates unite on science
Q&A: Science policy lessons from Latin America
Hydropower needs ‘new climate knowledge’
Latin American link-up aims for US$1 syphilis test
South American climate change think-tank launched
Huge health inequalities in Latin America revealed


Caribbean research news site closes due to weak demand

A research and development news service for the Caribbean region has shut down, citing inadequate subscription levels.



Reports point to growing risks from climate change

Greenhouse gases have hit a record high, we are heading for a much hotter planet and seas are rising ...



Climate change mitigation ‘far cheaper than inaction’

Developing a low carbon economy will be far cheaper than responding to climate change in an ad hoc fashion, ...


Daniela Hirschfeld

Daniela Hirschfeld


Daniela Hirschfeld is a Regional Consultant for the Latin America and Caribbean Edition of SciDev.Net.

She has been writing for SciDev.Net since 2005 and also assists Luisa Massarani, the LAC Coordinator, including the right visualization of texts and images in the Latin American web portal.

Daniela was in charge of the Science, Technology and Health section of Búsqueda, a weekly newspaper in Uruguay, and was editor-in-chief of a magazine at this national publication.

Daniela was one of the 12 2009–2010 international Knight Science Journalism Fellows at MIT, Boston. She is also professor at the Universidad Católica del Uruguay where she teaches science journalism.

Contact Details:
Location: Montevideo (Uruguay).
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English.
Job Title: Regional Consultant