Tuesday, February 17, 2009

W - Scientists: wake up and communicate

Corfied V. Scientists: wake up and communicate. Science and Development Network.
12 feb 2009


http://www.scidev.net/en/opinions/scientists-wake-up-and-communicate-.html


Researchers in developing countries must become "communicating scientists" sharing their knowledge beyond academia. Scientists must become proactive, and form a network of contacts beyond their own academic brotherhood. And they should recognise the value of science intermediaries, such as science centres and funding agencies' research translation offices. They must establish a lobby group to make institutions and government recognise the value of sharing research in accessible language.

Thanks to Fran├žoise Salager-Meyer

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