[PANAS!] From Bad to Worse: Indigenous Women Hit by Climate Crisis

To better understand how the climate crisis disproportionately affects women differently, Nicole Fong looks at how the increased deforestation from logging and extreme weather patterns affects Sarawakian indigenous women through a social, cultural, and economic lens. And why we need women to be at the forefront of developing climate solutions.

[PANAS!] Padi tradisi kunci adaptasi perubahan iklim

Masyarakat etnik yang mendiami kawasan terpencil sangat bergantung kepada sumber alam. Jika hasil tuaian padi musnah, tiada pasar yang berdekatan untuk membeli beras. Dr Nur Hazwani Bahar menyingkap pengalaman dan peranan golongan ini yang merupakan ‘barisan hadapan’ yang terkesan daripada perubahan iklim dan akibat buruknya. 

[MEDIA RELEASE] PANAS, Malaysia’s first project highlighting local climate change stories launched

Science Media Centre (SMC) Malaysia announces the launch of PANAS, Malaysia’s first project highlighting local climate change stories from Malaysian journalists, writers and content creators. In the face of climate change, journalists and content creators increasingly play a major role to help accelerate climate action through advocacy and education. 

[KENYATAAN MEDIA] Vaksin COVID-19 beri lebih manfaat daripada mudarat

Pengambilan vaksin bukanlah sesuatu yang baharu. Sejak dari lahir lagi, masyarakat sudah biasa dengan penerimaan vaksin untuk mengelak pelbagai jenis penyakit. Malah syarat pengambilan vaksin sebelum memasuki sesebuah negara telah lama diamalkan seperti vaksin demam kuning untuk negara Afrika, dan suntikan wajib vaksin meningococcal untuk ke tanah suci Makkah atau Madinah di negara Arab Saudi untuk tujuan umrah atau haji. 

[KENYATAAN MEDIA] #YakiniVaksin: Kempen Kesedaran Bagi Menangani Mitos Dan Salah Faham Mengenai Vaksin COVID-19

Walaupun keyakinan global terhadap vaksin COVID-19 semakin meningkat, keraguan dan keengganan menerima vaksin tetap menjadi masalah utama. Untuk menangani cabaran ini, Science Media Centre (SMC) Malaysia dan The Petri Dish secara rasminya melancarkan #YakiniVaksin, satu projek kempen kesedaran yang bertujuan untuk melawan mitos dan salah faham tentang vaksin COVID-19.

[MEDIA RELEASE] E-estidotmy: Going Digital in Communicating Science

What was formerly known as estidotmy, a collaboration with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and Utusan Malaysia, is now e-estidotmy, a virtual platform to promote the sciences. The website is a collaborative effort between the Academy, the Young Scientists Network- the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (YSN-ASM), Science Media Centre Malaysia, National STEM Association and Pusat STEM Negara.

[FEATURE] FameLab: Explaining Science in Three Minutes

The most prestigious science communication championship will kick start with application submission by the end of this month and Virtual heats in June before advancing to FameLab National Final to compete for the most coveted title ‘World’s Best Science Communicator’ at the FameLab International Championship in November this year.

[FEATURE] Women in STEM: Overcoming Challenges

To inspire the next generation of women STEM leaders, and to celebrate and learn from those who have paved the way in this area, four distinguished female STEM icons were invited to share about their journey and experiences in STEM in an online webinar titled 'Women in STEM: Igniting passion, inspiring leadership’, in conjunction with International Women’s Day on March 8.

[OPINION] I have Allergies – Can I Take the Covid-19 Vaccine?

Can people with allergies take the Covid-19 vaccine? What constitutes a severe allergy? How common is anaphylaxis after a Covid-19 vaccine? In this opinion piece, Dr Amar Singh summarises the understanding of the general public about the risk of a severe allergic reaction called anaphylaxis based on available current data and evidence.

[MEDIA RELEASE] ‘PANAS! Climate Change Stories in Malaysia’ Project Launched

Science Media Centre (SMC) Malaysia, in collaboration with British High Commission Kuala Lumpur and EcoKnights, invites Malaysian journalists, writers and content creators to produce local Malaysian stories on climate change in the ‘PANAS! Climate Change Stories in Malaysia’ project.