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Saturday, October 30, 2004

Science communication in Peru

Luisa Massarani, Science communication 'is a priority in Peru', SciDev.Net, October 29, 2004. Excerpt: "The president of Peru's main science funding agency, the National Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (CONCYTEC), has called for improved communication to inform people about science and technology and to let them evaluate its relevance to their lives. Benjamín Marticorena made his comments at the 1st Meeting of Science Journalists and Science Communicators in Peru, held on 25 October....Marticorena says science communication in Peru should use as many different tools as possible, including newspapers, radio and television, museums, lectures and conferences." (PS: Open access to Peruvian research should be part of the overall strategy.)