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When Worlds Collide #111: Science Journalism for Better Governance

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today newspaper on 13 June 2014 Years ago, as a young science journalist working for Asia Technology magazine of Hong Kong, I was shown around Pakistan’s space agency SUPARCO premises … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #69: Public Trust in Times of Global Pandemics

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 2 June 2013 How should we respond to a rapidly spreading infectious disease like a particularly virulent form of influenza? What precautions are essential to … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #21: Walking in Rio with Three Friendly Ghosts…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 24 June 2012 As government officials, activists, researchers and journalists from around the world converged in Rio de Janeiro this week for the UN Conference on … Continue reading

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