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The Science Communication and Public Learning and Understanding of Science (PLUS) Faculty are a major pillar and key strand in the programme content of the 2nd African Conference on EID and Biosecurity, co-organised by African Gong.
Science communication and the Public Learning and Understanding of Science (PLUS) has been a growing and emerging framework since the 1980’s, particularly in the developed world, where it is ‘mainstreamed’ as a key plank of the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy and outreach strategy for the advancement of society and entry into the economy of discovery.
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First Call for Abstracts: please download Call for Abstracts
Conference website: http://africanconferenceoneid.org/plus-faculty-members/
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Download the Conference Brochure here
Download the General Conference Report here
Brief write up on the Conference, (in Portuguese), by Mr. Joao Cossa. Download pdf
Video link of Prof. Andre Ramos: https://www.facebook.com/UFSCProjetoImagine/videos/843036119165172/
Keynote Speaker – Dr Mahama Ouedraogo, Acting Director, African Union Commission – Human Resources, Science & Technology (AUC-HRST)
Dr Jide Idris – Hon. Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Nigeria