Switzerland recently became the first country to join SKA Observatory founding members by acceding to the inter-governmental body’s Convention.
Having formulated the second ‘National Plan for Open Science,’ the French Academy of Sciences reaffirms its support for national and international initiatives that promote ethically-acceptable open science.
Wanjira Mathai, daughter of late Kenyan environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai; in a recent chat with SciDev.Net, explained why fighting for climate justice has taken a leading role among her many commitments.
Though the winners will be announced next year, the Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPST/DHST) is already inviting submissions for its ‘2023 Dissertation Prize’ in history of science and technology.
To encourage Denmark citizens to talk more about science, the Niels Bohr Institute, has kickstarted the celebration of IYBSSD2022, with the launching of a ‘Christmas calendar’. Abdulsalam MAHMUD reports.
Aside the 200th birthday anniversary of Gregor Mendel, and Heinrich Schliemann, a host of other scientific projects, events and conferences will also happen in 2022.
How does basic research acts as the foundation of societal change? This report by Abdulsalam MAHMUD explains.
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.