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Bridging the gap. Science for the public

We offer communication and media training seminars to deepen the impact and uptake of the Danida funded research projects.

Communication of science and research is essential to help the general public and policymakers making informed decisions on issues that face their communities.

However, too much research and and too many scientific results never make it to the public; knowledge is lost in the gap between the researchers and the media and public.

Our ‘Bridging the gap. Science for the public’ seminars bring the media and scientists closer to one another and pave the way for increased research and science reporting.

The seminars are held in Danish and English. They are aimed at researchers, who are taking part in Danida funded research projects.

The seminars are planned and implemented in collaboration with Videnskab.dk.

Want to know more. Contact email vq@dfcentre.dk

See an example of a programme from a Bridging the Gap seminar.

“The “Bridging the Gap: Science for the Public” workshop was very beneficial as it threw more light on the importance of making our research findings accessible to the public.”

Rashida Resario, PhD Lecturer – University of Ghana
Danida funded researcher

04-06-21

Integrated research can help prevent India’s “City of Lakes” from running dry

Udaipur in India is known as the ‘City of Lakes’ but the thousands of people living in the area are threatened by a lack of clean water in the future. A Danida supported research project aims to provide the basis for se... Read more
23-02-21

Citizen scientists: Perhaps without a degree, but certainly making a difference

Anyone can be a citizen scientist and assist in capturing data that will help with research. Jacqueline Goldin writes about the Danida supported research project Enhancing Sustainable Groundwater Use in South Africa whe... Read more
03-02-21

Bridging the gap between researchers and the public

Too much research and and too many scientific results never make it to the public. Our communication seminars for Danida funded researchers seek to bridge the gap. Read more
04-01-21

Risotto, rice pudding and no curry without rice

New Danida funded research project with great ambitions: Flood and salt tolerant rice in Africa in 5 years. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen, Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania will collaborate c... Read more
23-07-20

Charcoal production and trade in Ghana

To widely publicize the findings of the Danida funded research project Access and exclusion along the charcoal commodity chain in Ghana, the scholars behind the project produced a documentary. The documentary, which lea... Read more
24-03-20

The true value of Lake Victoria’s smallest fish

Read the story Meet Lake Victoria’s tiniest fish 2 May 2020 in The East African The Danida supported research project “Innovations and Markets for Lake Victoria Fisheries” is winding up with two completed master’s, ... Read more
22-10-19

Journalists and researchers bridge the gap to bring research results to the public

Rashida Resario, researcher at The University of Ghana First published by Embassy of Denmark in Ghana on ghana.um.dk, 15 October 2019 New research findings are often of interest to the general public and poli... Read more

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