Created in March 2011 The Conversation is an online research communication platform with a central mission of ‘unlocking university expertise’.
Over 2,400 academic authors are working together with a team of editors to make their knowledge accessible to all.
From their mission statement:
‘The Conversation is an independent source of information, analysis and commentary from the university and research sector – written by acknowledged experts and delivered directly to the public’
The Conversation is based in Melbourne, Australia, but has a truly global outreach and covers a range of topics from health and medicine to politics and society.