Long and short interviews with communicators in the field of science and science dissemination, some of them talented and prominent, some of them just talented–but they all have important things to tell us.

The server that enables African research to be shared worldwide

In the summer of 2018, scientists launched the preprint repository AfricArxiv, for African science to be shared, completely free. Crastina interviewed Justin Ahinon, a web developer and one of the founders of the preprint server. This…

Global Lab – building Ghana’s open science and innovation community.

Ghana is definitely one of the most interesting countries on the African continent when it comes to science and tech initiatives. One important player is the networking organization Global Lab which brings together people to address challenges…

TCC in Nairobi teaches effective communication to scientists

TCC – Training Centre in Communication – in Nairobi is the first African-based training centre to teach effective communication skills to scientists. The first lesson was held in 2006 and so far, almost 3000 participants have taken part…

TAP helps prospective students choose dream university

TAP – The Access Platform – makes life easier for students who are gathering information about universities in different countries. To serve its target group, TAP helps universities in different ways, for example by distributing personalised…

Conversations about Conservation: Simon Watt and The Ugly Animal Preservation Society

 A biologist, writer, science communicator, comedian, TV presenter, trainer, consultant and artist, Simon Watt not only runs The Ugly Animal Preservation Society - a comedy night with a conservation twist - but also runs the science communication…