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Wafia Masih
  • Pune, Maharashtra
  • India
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What if writing articles were made compulsory to the scientific community
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I felt a lot of discussion went into finding newer and effective ways to simply understanding scientific stuff written in a technical language for the scientific fraternity.Why not make it compulsory…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wafia Masih Apr 22, 2011.

Building Effective Science Communicators, Writers
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Science is progressing at an infinite space, but where are the communicators. Science is funded by Government bodies and other Institutes, but is there anyone who is actually developing science…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by DR. SYED MD. ZAINUL ABEDIN Apr 9, 2011.

 

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Wafia Masih replied to Rosebell Kagumire's discussion Covering science without a science background
"Hi I think a person without much scientitific background can practice science journalism better than others. The first main reason is that the person will not use any jargon while presenting information, secondly the person would have interviewed…"
Apr 27, 2011
Wafia Masih and Himansu Sekhar Fatesingh are now friends
Apr 27, 2011
Wafia Masih replied to Wafia Masih's discussion What if writing articles were made compulsory to the scientific community
"Thats all about it, lets make a beginning, thanks"
Apr 22, 2011
Wafia Masih replied to Wafia Masih's discussion What if writing articles were made compulsory to the scientific community
"thanks, i agree with you that its not 100% possible to make it compulsory, it could be better said as, by introducing a summary in simple language within the framework of writing a scholarly article could help. This could form a part of the paper…"
Apr 21, 2011
Wafia Masih and DR. SYED MD. ZAINUL ABEDIN are now friends
Apr 9, 2011
Wafia Masih replied to Wafia Masih's discussion What if writing articles were made compulsory to the scientific community
"Thanks for responding. I agree with you. But I have a query, there are more scholarly journals as compared to non scientific articles. If you can think a little deep, most of the patents are published some time or the other, but non scientific…"
Apr 9, 2011
DR. SYED MD. ZAINUL ABEDIN replied to Wafia Masih's discussion What if writing articles were made compulsory to the scientific community
"Many scientists write popular articles and get them published in various media.There are international awards for popularizing science in easy and understandable manner. I don't think publication of scientific findings in any non-scientific…"
Apr 9, 2011
DR. SYED MD. ZAINUL ABEDIN replied to Wafia Masih's discussion Building Effective Science Communicators, Writers
"I support your concern"
Apr 9, 2011
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Apr 8, 2011
Wafia Masih posted a discussion

What if writing articles were made compulsory to the scientific community

I felt a lot of discussion went into finding newer and effective ways to simply understanding scientific stuff written in a technical language for the scientific fraternity.Why not make it compulsory for them by the Government to write articles in simpler form first and publish them, then think  publishing these in a non-scientific journal especially for non scientist with an interest in possessing a curiousity towards reading science and research. This article can also be complied and made…See More
Apr 3, 2011
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Mar 31, 2011
Wafia Masih replied to Julian Cribb's discussion Challenges for science communicators
"Obstacles: 1) Transfer of information from scientists to science communicators - This is a common problem. Scientist or scholars have less time to interact with communicators, inspite of taking time out, they are unable to address the…"
Mar 30, 2011
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Mar 30, 2011
Wafia Masih posted a discussion

Building Effective Science Communicators, Writers

Science is progressing at an infinite space, but where are the communicators. Science is funded by Government bodies and other Institutes, but is there anyone who is actually developing science communicators. The science is being discussed mostly amongst the scientists and scholars of science and non-scientists are being deprived of this because of lack of intermediators so called science communicators.See More
Mar 30, 2011
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Mar 30, 2011

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Country:
India
What do you do?
Other
Organisation
National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
Fields of interest
science, agriculture, health, water, energy, climate change, biodiversity, sustainable development, poverty reduction, biotechnology
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wafiam@gmail.com
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