Entries by Jive Media

African Science, Global Platform

FameLab SA winner, Emmie Chiyindiko from the University of the Free State, put South African science on a global platform when she spent the week at the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK, ahead of the FameLab International finals.  The science-filled week began with a science communication training session with head FameLab trainer, Malcolm Love before […]

FameLab International 2018 is here!

Emmie Chiyindiko, FameLab SA Winner and MSc student at the University of the Free State is in the United Kingdom this week, hoping to secure a place in the FameLab International Final 2018! FameLab winners from 30 countries will participate in the semi-finals that take place over three rounds on Wednesday 6th June at the […]

FameLab 2018: Sustainable science

Creating conversations between science and society to address the sustainable development goals was the focus of the 2018 FameLab South Africa final held at the Future Earth conference at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth. Emmie Chiyindiko, a Masters student at the University of the Free State, won the title of FameLab South Africa champion […]

The science of storytelling: PCST 2018

Stories simplify communication. Through emotional connection and simple language, stories can make complex information relatable – resulting in dialogue and transformation. To share experiences in storytelling and to gain insight from other communicators and researchers, Jive Media Africa presented a number of papers at the Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference 2018 which took […]

Talking science? FameLab 2018 is here!

How can researchers change the world? Only by sharing their ideas with audiences outside of their disciplines. The FameLab competition creates opportunities for researchers to develop public presentation skills. Find out how you can get involved. “I was very humbled by the opportunity to come here for the very first time in my life to […]

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Put your audience in the picture: Why comics get your message across

Reaching large audiences with important information is a challenge faced by many government departments. Carefully considered policies can fail at implementation if key audiences remain disengaged. This was the difficulty faced by the South African Department of Environmental Affairs when engaging stakeholders about the Biodiversity Economy. The Biodiversity Economy presents opportunities for people to improve […]

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Pioneering work in community engagement

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) lives the spirit of ‘engaged research’ at their Sweetwaters office in kwaMpumuza, South Africa. Jive Media Africa is proud to have produced a film that showcases the HSRC’s Sweetwaters site. Here, in the heart of Kwa-Zulu Natal, the HSRC undertakes ground-breaking research and society-led development efforts from within the […]

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Amazwi Ethu – Speaking Back – Community Engagement Event

Community Engagement is a key aspect of the work of the Human Sciences Research Council’s Sweetwaters office. The research centre is situated in the peri-urban Vulindlela District and undertakes social science research on a range of issues affecting local communities. The learnings from these communities can be further shared and applied in other settings. In […]

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Science Rocks! Engaging through music

Science Spaza, an initiative of Jive Media Africa, recently celebrated National Science Week with learners from the Science Spaza club at Zibukezulu Technical High School. The theme for this year was “Science Rocks!”, a response to the National Science Week theme of Science for Sustainable Tourism. There are numerous tourism sites in South Africa related […]

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Research Engagement Through Community Radio

Researchers are engaging the public on the #ScienceOfSex through community radio – and they are doing so at the Centre of Excellence (CoE) Directors Forum to showcase the centre’s commitment to reaching the public with research. Jive Media Africa has provided strategic communications support and media production services to assist with setting up the recording, […]


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