With funding from one of its past president, the International Astronomical Union has launched three new prizes: the IAU Astronomy Education Prize, Outreach Prize and Development Prize–for individuals and organisations.
In an interview with SciDev.Net, Esther Ngumbi, assistant professor of entomology at University of Illinois, United States, explained how insects can be a sustainable source of food and nutrition for urban communities, on the frontlines of climate change.
Supported by numerous unions and scientific organizations, Abdulsalam MAHMUD reports that the idea to tag 2022 as ‘International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’, was mooted in 2017.
At a meeting in Paris, officials of Gas Exporting Countries Forum and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization identified new areas of cooperation between their organisations.
From 26 February to 26 March 2022, the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) will kick off its ’23rd Sports Games’, as part of celebrating the Institute’s 66th anniversary.
Organizers of the ’10th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics’ will soon open the application portals for ICIAM 2023’s mini-symposia and contributed talks sessions.
2022 marks 200 years after the birth of Louis Pasteur, a great French scientist. But aside it, Gerardo Herrera-Corral writes about other ‘mega’ scientific activities and events billed for the ongoing year.
Antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections is deadlier than HIV and malaria. A study by The Lancet in 204 countries revealed that antimicrobial resistance led to more than 1.2m deaths in 2019.
A writer, M. Ashraf Shah, has enumerated ways to promote the development of basic sciences in India, in his Op-ed article published by DailyExcelsior, a scientific blog.
The Quebec Research Funds has mandated ‘Science and Technology Observatory’ to produce an update on its research investments. This is to also assess its research capacity, says a communique.