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SMC for researchers

Mouse egg cells made from skin cells. Driverless car has fatal accident. Trigger for recurring bladder infection discovered. Limits for fine dust and nitrogen oxides diverge. DNA analysis to be extended in criminal cases. The Science Media Center Germany helps journalists with their reporting.

Your expertise is called for when science hits the headlines or major events in the world mean journalists are searching for knowledge-based expertise and evidence. 

Your authoritative statements need to be available quickly for a maximum number of news and science journalists working in all the different branches of the media.

With your expertise and our service we will ensure that German-language media in Germany, Austria and Switzerland have easy access to the best possible information. Scientific arguments which deserve greater attention will reach the public more easily. Your specialist knowledge will thus inform public opinion-making in society and decision-making in the political arena. And this benefits us all.

Some 400 experts have already agreed to support SMC. A further 600 plus have been identified, though not all approached as yet, or are still deciding.

If you would like to be included on the expert database please send an e-mail to redaktion (at) sciencemediacenter (dot) de containing the following information: which research institution you work for, what topics you are particularly interested in and why you consider yourself to be an expert. We will get back to you straight away.