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Amanpour, Safak, Bhutto and Chadha on visual storytelling

Last Thursday I found myself in a cozy amphitheatre with an amazing line-up of speakers talking about the Power of...

Science, truth and a dash of Grayson Perry

The Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry once said “identity only seems to become an issue when it is challenged or...

Cyprus peace talks — an environmental angle

Cyprus doesn’t really feature in international news most days, but this past week was a break from the norm. It...

Tech, innovation and justice: where to begin?

Conversations about technology and innovation abound. From time to time there are actions too, like DFID’s new ‘frontier technologies’ programme, launched...

Books, and change in the air

Change is in the air. As I start freelancing after some very rewarding years full time with SciDev.Net, I find myself drawn...

Climate change, African women and the editor’s job: looking back on 2014

December is the month when most people look back on their year – but I think it’s just about not...

Getting with the times on scientific advice — deciding by dissensus?

The discussions I heard about scientific expertise and evidence-based policy at the STEPS Symposium in Brighton last month still reverberate...

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