TCC Africa hosted early career researchers and academics for a course on Science Communication and Publishing [Paper writing process, research proposal writing, Data Management Analysis] on 6th-8th December 2021
Day 1 of the training on Scientific Communication and Publishing kicked off with an expected attendance of over 100 early career researchers from Eastern and Western Africa. The participants learned how to use the open-access platform dimensions.ai and pan African preprint repository AfricArXiv in their research discovery process as well as how PlanS supports researchers in creating equitable processes and access to research outputs.
About the speaker
Joy Owango - Executive Director and Science Communicator, TCC Africa.
The second day of training saw participants supported and guided on Scientific Writing and Publishing process and the latest technologies in academic writing and publishing. The session was led by TCC trainer Dr. Nicholas Outa.
About the Speaker
Nicholas Outa - Doctoral candidate in the field of Fisheries and Aquaculture at Maseno University, Kenya.
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On the third and final day of the course, the academic and early career researchers were taken through the foundational concepts of Proposal Writing by Dr. Jacqueline Kariithi.
About the Speaker
Jacqueline Kariithi - is an environmental scientist passionate about conservation, tourism, and development issues. Her research interests are focused on developing strategies for reconciling livelihood patterns in protected area landscapes
The Training Centre in Communication(TCC Africa), is the first African-based training centre to teach effective communication skills to scientists. TCC Africa is an award-winning Trust, established as a non-profit entity in 2006 and is registered in Kenya. TCC Africa provides capacity support in improving researchers’ output and visibility through training in scholarly and science communication.