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We know you are on deadline and you need sources. We connect you to credible and articulate scientists from various research fields to assist you in your reporting.

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Need a story lead? Get ideas from our news articles on the latest scientific research, presented in engaging and easy to digest format and ready to use for news.

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Need a quick quote? Get reaction comments from our scientists and experts on the developments of emerging science issues during breaking news.

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We provide key background information and frequently asked questions (FAQ) on complex science topics for your reference. 

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Get statements and press releases from scientists on complex and controversial science topics that are covered in the headlines. 

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We are here to support reporters, editors and aspiring science writers to improve the quality of science coverage in the country. 

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[FEATURE ARTICLE] British Council celebrates the legacy and achievements of FameLab Malaysia

FameLab is the longest running science communication competition in the world with a global alumni of over 10,000 science communicators. To celebrate the partnership with the Malaysian Industry-Government Group For High Technology (MIGHT), British Council examines the legacy, impact and achievements of FameLab Malaysia towards the wider Malaysian science and research community.

[MEDIA RELEASE] Final opportunity to apply for the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM 

Are you a Malaysian woman ready to pursue postgraduate study in science, technology, engineering or maths at a university in the UK? Apply now for the British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM – an exciting opportunity for women in eight South East Asian countries to obtain a Master’s degree or Early Academic Fellowship from a UK university to further develop their careers in STEM subjects.

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[FEATURE ARTICLE] Mind the (Gender) Gap: Empowering Women in STEM

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day, #BreakTheBias could not have come at a better time. The state of gender equality across STEM industry, continues to be an area of serious concern as fewer than 30% of researchers worldwide are women, according to data from the UNESCO. As a typical STEM worker earns two thirds more than non-STEM workers, giving women equal opportunities to pursue STEM careers helps narrow the gender pay gap and would be a major contribution to the achievement of ‘Sustainable Development Goal 5: achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls’.