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Need to find an expert to interview?

SMC Malaysia aims to support journalists to find an expert to interview by connecting you with a pool of credible and trusted experts which can be found in our database categorised based on their research fields.

Find experts to interview from our previous interviews by clicking on the relevant field below:

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Need to find a research collaborator?

SMC Malaysia hopes to not only connect journalists with scientists, but researchers of various fields are also encouraged to explore areas of collaboration through this network.

If you are a science journalist and science communicator looking to network, share and collaborate efforts to push science to the mass in a fun and engaging way, then join the Malaysian Science Communicators Group on Facebook.

This group aims to be a place where anyone can freely and comfortably ask questions about scientific topics and work together with others to discover the answers. We intend to create shared working spaces where all are invited to put their ideas and information onto the table for open discussion, exploration, and evaluation.

Find An Expert with Malaysian Science Communicators Facebook Group

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