Media Coverage

Race and Socio-Cultural Inclusion in Science Communication: Innovation, Decolonisation, and Transformation”, edited by Elizabeth Rasekoala, challenges Eurocentric hegemony and advocates for inclusivity in science communication. Through insightful contributions from globally diverse authors, it calls for action to decolonise and transform science communication.

Link to the Book Review in JCOM below

Link to more Media Coverage below


  • African Gong in partnership with AIMS South Africa and the University of the Western Cape (UWC), delivered the WAFIRA Programme to the first cohort of Women researchers and academics at the University of the Western Cape, in South Africa. The workshop was targeted at post-graduate Women (Masters’, PhD’s and Post-Doctorates) in the Mathematical Sciences fields (Mathematics, Physics, Computer Sciences and Statistics).

    link to article

Interview on International Science Communication with

  • Link to the interview

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STEM Women Congress – ‘Creating Opportunites through STEM’, 10-13th November 2020, Barcelona, Spain

  • Dr. Elizabeth Rasekoala contributed an integrated discussion and interview video to the STEM Women Congress which took place on the 10 -13 November 2020, in Barcelona, Spain.
  • Dr. Rasekoala also contributed an Interview based on her presentation, to the Catalan Newspaper – Fulls dels Enginyers, a leading newspaper in the engineering sector, in Spain.

    link to newspaper interview in Catalan

The NAT AWARD 2019: International Science
Communication Award for African Gong President – Dr Elizabeth Rasekoala

  • The NAT AWARD Media Coverage in Spanish National Newspapers. View pdf here.
  • Dr. Rasekoala media Interview in Magazine de la VanguardiaView pdf here.
  • Dr. Rasekoala media Interview in Science Communication Journal Metode. View pdf here.

Links to Metode Interview:



pdf in Catalan

  • Dr. Rasekoala media Interview in online Magazine del Observatori la Caixa. Click image for interview.

    Link to Article in English

  • Dr. Rasekoala Media Interview in Digital Newspaper El Nuvol
    (Video in English with subtitles in Catalan)

Link to Catalan interview

  • Dr. Rasekoala media interview in El Periodico

    Link to Article in Spanish

  • Other NAT AWARD media interviews featuring Dr. Rasekoala. Media Links:

    Link to Interview Article in Catalan

    Link to Interview Article in Spanish

    Link to Interview Article in Catalan

    Link to Interview Article in Catalan

    Link to Interview Article in Catalan

SciCOM100 Conference 2018 ‘Science Communication and democratic South Africa: prospects and challenges’ 5-7 November 2018, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

1st International Science Centre and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD), November 10, 2016

  • “Science Museums and UNESCO join to meet SDG’s”, by Luisa Massarani. Published on, on the 10th November 2016.

The ‘Ecsite 2016′ Annual Conference, 9-11 June 2016, in Graz, Austria

  • “In Afrika werden Wissenschafter als Fremde betrachtet”, by Peter Illetschko. Published in “Der Standard”, on the 15th June 2016.
  • “Vom Monster Globalisierung, tanzenden Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern“, by Marion Kirbis. Published on the blog of the “Universalmuseum Joanneum”, on the 11th June 2016