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.
For more info, contact us using the message form below.
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.
11 February marks The International Day of Women and Girls in Science which recognizes the critical role women and girls play in science and technology. One of the biggest takeaways from the 2020 pandemic is that the sciences is the field to watch. We need to ensure that governance and opportunities for women scientists are on the same spectrum as their male counterparts.
The key function of a vaccine is to offer protection to an individual by triggering the immune response against the infected disease. In the current COVID-19 vaccines, as of today, there are four categories of vaccines which have completed or in the final stage of the clinical trials. Factsheet and infographics to show the difference between COVID-19 vaccines by Dr Leow Chiuan Yee, YSN-ASM affiliate.