Portfolio

Our portfolio includes topics of Science Communication such as Digital Science, Scientific Writing and the Peer Review Process. We also provide consultation on Career Development and Open Science as well as Presentation Techniques.

Reading & Writing

If you are looking for courses and input on Reading and Writing you can choose from the following topics: >> Scientific Writ...

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Wissenschaft 2.0 – Das akademische Internet

Digitale Anwendungen bieten eine Vielzahl von Möglichkeiten zur Optimierung der Wissenschaftskommunikation. Diese können genutz...

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Karriereentwicklung

Wie schreibt man einen Lebenslauf, der den nächsten Karriereschritt einleitet? Was wird in der Industrie gefordert? Wie wäre es...

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Forschungsintegrität

Fabrikation, Fälschung und Plagiat sind die üblichen Verdächtigen wissenschaftlichen Fehlverhaltens. Häufiger kommt es zu ge...

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Forschungsförderung

  Crowdfunding für die Wissenschaft Eine weitere Finanzierungsmöglichkeit ist Crowdfunding. Im deutschsprachigen Umfeld hab...

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BRIDGING KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE BETWEEN AFRICA AND EUROPE

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Research in Africa

We strengthen academic institutions and research on the African continent.

Highlighting African scientists’ profiles and achievements
Highlighting African scientists’ profiles and achievements

We encourage and advise African scientists to build an online presence for their academic achievements.

Supporting global scientific networking
Supporting global scientific networking

We assist African and European scientists in finding collaboration partners.

Collaboration with likeminded organisations
Collaboration with likeminded organisations

With our partners we offer support and consultation on various aspects such as institutional optimisation, career building, equipment donations and global exchange of knowledge and resources.

Latest Insights into Perspectives

Your perspective is the way you see something - your point of view to a certain aspect in science, business or your personal life. Access 2 Perspectives assists you in gaining insight to other people's point of view, to broaden your horizon and to gain knowledge and understanding. Opening up towards other people's perspective gives you a broader image of the aspect and a given situation. Mutual understanding is a prerequisite towards creating mutual benefit.

TCC Africa training experience BHEARD
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TCC Africa Trainingserfahrung

Our institutional partner TCC Africa offers trainings in Science Communication across the African continent, course topics ranging from proposal writing to resource mobilisation, data analysis and communicating to non-scientists. Two participants from a recent BHEARD training share their lessons learned:   Mukamurezi Godelieve is a graduate student at Nairobi University with a…

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Vorwärts: Forschung in Afrika

In a recent SciDevNet article, Ochieng‘ Ogodo reported on the discussion outcomes from this year’s Regional Conference on Balanced and Inclusive Education (BIE) aimed to offer suggestions for addressing Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 (Education). The meeting was hosted in Lagos in July 2017 by the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) in collaboration with the…

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Hirnforschung in Kenia

This podcast was originally published at PhD Career Stories. Professor Alfred Orina Isaac is a Pharmaceutical Scientist at Kenya Technical University with a specific interest in Neuroscience. His research is focused on neurotoxicology and neuroprotection mechanisms in the brain. Currently, he is studying the neurotoxicity of Khat in a mouse model and…

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TEDxRuhrUniversityBochum: Für eine bessere Welt

  In April this year, the following 10 changemakers gathered at Ruhr University for TEDxRuhrUniversityBochum:   (1) Ganesh Muren presenting his social enterprise Saora Insustries, which delivers a solution for sustainable, affordable and environment-friendly drinking water. (2) Jakob Schoen had a vision of a volunteer maritime salvage back in 2015, when he heard about…

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Wie man als Wissenschaftler Unternehmer wird

This podcast was originally published at PhD Career Stories. Dr Dennis Fink changed his career path in 2011 after his PhD in Marine Microbiology at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen. In todays “PhD Career Story” he talks about how he became a science communicator and which skills you can use…

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Trending now on Twitter: Actual Living Scientist(s)

In case your are struggling to name one actual living scientist, here are a few: #actuallivingscientist Tweets

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When writing about research mind your audience

This podcast was originally published at PhD Career Stories. If the reader is to grasp what the writer means, the writer must understand what the reader needs. – Judy Swan & George D. Gopen   In episode 15 of PhD Career Stories, Jo Havemann returns for a tips & tricks-themed…

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Don’t be afraid of writing a peer review

In his blog Green Tea and Velociraptors, Jon Tennant describes his approach to writing a peer review.  […] I remember the first time I got a review request in the second year of my PhD. An Editor emails you out of the blue, and asks you to provide your expert commentary on research…

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Life [as a PhD student] is a roller coaster – you just got to ride it.

This podcast was originally published at PhD Career Stories.   „Hello and welcome to today’s podcast on PhD Career Stories. My name is Johanna Havemann and I will tell you a bit about my path up until today. At this very moment, I am in Cape Town, South Africa and…

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