Of the 1.33 billion people in Africa, only 6.5 million are native English speakers. However, English has been referred to as the dominant global language of scientific communication and publication, which raises efficacy and equity concerns.
Wellcome commissioned research into language-based equity in African health science research, to find out whether the status of English as the dominant language of science is contributing to wider structural inequalities within health science research.
What will the webinar cover?
During the webinar, speakers from the research team, led by Dr Aaron Yarmoshuk, Independent Consultant and Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Toronto, will present the key findings and recommendations from the language equity study. External global experts will also be taking part in the conversation.
Live translations will be available in English and French.
Deadline to register: 26 November at 12.00 UTC