S&T Media and Communicators Conclave at IISF 2023 Uniting Journalism & Science Communication

Hasan Zia Rizvi and Manish Mohan Gore


In an effort to bring together journalism and science communication at a single platform, CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (CSIR-NIScPR), National Innovation Foundation (NIF-India) and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), organised a two-day programme, “Science & Technology Media and Communicators Conclave”, from 18 to 19 January 2024, as part of the mega-science event, the India International Science Festival 2023 (IISF 2023). With a focus on new trends, challenges, and the way forward, the conclave deliberated on the multifaceted relationship between science and media by organising various sessions, including master class, panel discussions, etc.

The conclave inaugurated by the distinguished guests and experts on 18 January 2024 aimed to achieve several objectives, including promoting effective science journalism, highlighting the media’s role in science diplomacy, enhancing the representation of science in mainstream media, exploring science and cinema intersections, and facilitating networking and collaboration…read more on NOPR