To celebrate International Day for Women and Girls in Science, we asked AuthorAID MOOC participants to share what most excites them about their work, the challenges they face and what they would say to women and girls considering going into their research area.
Physician Dr Djibril I. Moussa Handulen describes how AuthorAID has helped him overcome multiple challenges to publish 15 papers in some of the world's most widely-read medical journals and, in turn, influence mental-health improvements in Somalia.
In this case study Haseeb Md. Irfanullah describes his experience as an AuthorAID mentor and why passionate mentors and enthusiastic researchers are instrumental to developing a strong research culture.
In this case study Haseeb Md. Irfanullah describes how publishing the Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy through the Bangladesh Journals Online (BanglaJOL) had a significant impact on the quality and visibility of the journal.