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A poster presentation is the perfect opportunity for you to highlight the importance of your research for people attending the conference. Posters are like billboards…
In this first part of our video interview, Dr. John Willinsky provokes thoughtful discussion on the future of academic research and more broadly, a knowledge-based…
Time and again, the media has been accused of distorting the image of science. But is bad journalism the only reason behind the mistrust in and misrepresentation of…
Science has seldom been a topic of drawing room conversations. The general public tends to believe that science is a complex subject that is best left to its…
Public investment into scientific R&D has plateaued across the world, and this transition seems to have affected basic research the most. It it were the year 1960…
Success in academia is increasingly tied to public engagement, and scientists have to engage with the media to promote their research and explain its significance to the…
The only way to ensure that people understand science is to communicate it in a way that enables them to absorb it easily and comprehend how it impacts them.  A 1985…
A general view about researchers is that they are a recluse community that seldom leaves their labs and the ivory tower. This has changed over the past few years. Across…
The concept of open access is evolving and taking the form of “research communication.” Today, it is not enough to make research findings and data freely available after…