The UK Science Media Centre has written a new guide to help researchers across academia tackle the online harassment they face while working on some of the world’s most controversial, and vital, topics.
The updated free resource aims to give experts increased confidence to communicate their research to the public. It encourages researchers to not be silenced by criticism, and to be upfront and honest about any uncertainties in their work. It also shows where to seek support and how to take action against the trolls.
Note: The UK SMC is the sister organisation to the SMC NZ. We share some resources but do not share funding or governance.