Mumbai, April 4, 2022: ScienceTalks by Cactus Communications (CACTUS) recently launched a weekly podcast series named, ‘All Things SciComm’. In this podcast, hosted by Nikesh Gosalia, Senior Vice President—Global Academic & Publisher Relations, CACTUS will collaborate with industry experts and change-makers to address the future of science and science communication. The podcast series will cover important conversations around research funding, publication technology, sci-tech policy, sustainable development goals, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and many more.
Speaking on the launch, Abhishek Goel, CEO and Co-Founder, CACTUS, said, “Technology and communication styles are evolving the way people access and engage with science. This podcast will explore some of the most important ideas with industry experts and disruptors on how they are dealing with this and how they see things panning out. All Things SciComm is our attempt to reach a wider audience and bridge the gap between the scientific and non-scientific communities. At CACTUS, we have always been passionate about making science accessible globally, and this launch will be another key step in our journey.”
Nikesh Gosalia, Senior Vice President, Global Academic & Publisher Relations, CACTUS, added, “I’m excited to host the podcast- All Things SciComm. Through this series, we aim to delve into various aspects of science, its future, and the importance of science communication. More than 15 years in this field have made me realize, that the science and publishing industry is excited to utilize the benefits of technology and alternative formats of communication. I will be collaborating with experts, influencers, and disruptors of various science and technology fields and together we will try to make it more accessible to everyone. We at CACTUS aim to be the disruptors of the science, research and sci-comm field and this podcast will be a step toward achieving it.”
David Worlock, Chief Research Fellow, Outsell, who is also the first guest of the podcast series said, “This is a great initiative by CACTUS. It is about time that we work towards making science a mainstream conversation. Through this podcast, we are reaching out to a global audience, wherein the focus of the conversation will be around science and technological advancements. I’m very excited to be a part of this initiative. We wish such conversations continued success.” David is also a Cambridge history graduate who has invented EUROLEX (1980–1985), UK’s first online publishing service for lawyers.
The other guests at All Things SciComm will include personalities like Dr. Marie Soulière, Head of Publishing Projects, Frontiers, a PhD holder in Chemical & Computational Biology who is part of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) Council Members which works towards improving ethical practices in the publishing culture, Martina Ribar Hestericová, Science Communications Manager, Lonza, a freelance science journalist, and polyglot with a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Basel, Elodie Chabrol, International Director of Pint of Science and Freelancer Science Communication Consultant and many such notable industry experts.
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Founded in 2002, Cactus Communications (cactusglobal.com) is a technology company accelerating scientific advancement. CACTUS solves problems for researchers, universities, publishers, academic societies, and life science organizations through innovative products and services developed under the brands Editage, Cactus Life Sciences, Researcher.Life, Impact Science, UNSILO, Paperpal and Cactus Labs. CACTUS has offices in Princeton, London, Aarhus, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo, and Mumbai; a global workforce of over 3,000 experts; and customers from over 190 countries. CACTUS is considered a pioneer in its workplace best practices and has been consistently ranked a great place to work over the last several years.
ScienceTalks is a global science media platform by Cactus Communications (CACTUS). It publishes articles and hosts events involving voices in science and technology, such as researchers, science communicators, policymakers, and bureaucrats. As its tagline “Bringing science to you” suggests, it aims to deconstruct science and be a platform where science can be made accessible to everyone, discussed, and debated.