The Urbane Ecologist

Science Africa Festival Happening on the BBC!

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BBC World Service is and will be broadcasting discussions with leading scientists on a variety of topics over the course of this week regarding “Science Africa: What If… Africa Was the New Hub of Global Science?” It is happening all week!

Right now they are talking about space research and later this week they will be talking about medicine, food science, and other topics! This is very exciting. I’ve been tuning in and the discussion is very educational, very entertaining, and very well mediated. Tune in, if only for a little bit! The hyperlink above should take you to the schedule. Here is an article with a little background: Where does science in Africa stand now? Where can it go and what does it need to get there?

If you don’t have a radio and don’t know how to access this, you can download Screamer Radio for free and listen to radio via the internet.

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