COVID-19: Time to take science seriously

[originally published at newsdiaryonline.com/…/] The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is one of the worst crises of our time. At present, over one million people have been infected, with over 60 000 deaths. This crisis has thrown even the most advanced countries …

African Digital Research Repositories: Mapping the Landscape

Authors & Contributors in alphabetical orderBezuidenhout, Louise, Havemann, Jo, Kitchen, Stephanie, De Mutiis, Anna, & Owango, Joy. (2020). African Digital Research Repositories: Mapping the Landscape [Data set]. Zenodo. doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3732172 Visual Map: https://kumu.io/access2perspectives/african-digital-research-repositories Dataset: https://tinyurl.com/African-Research-RepositoriesArchived at https://info.africarxiv.org/african-digital-research-repositories/ Submission form: https://forms.gle/CnyGPmBxN59nWVB38 Licensing: Text and …

TCC Africa offering online trainings

Training Centre in Communication has started offering courses online. Ms. Joy Owango, the Executive Director commented that This was part of our strategy for 2019/2020, which, we  submitted to the Invest2Impact  Award and  won. Despite this we are  excited  about these developments and we look forward to …

African preprint server creates info hub for coronavirus research

Originally published at researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-africa…/ Grassroots contributions sought to trigger collaborations and share insights The free preprint service AfricArXiv has created an information hub where scientists and others can add information about the novel coronavirus to help coordinate the continent’s response.  …

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