Key leaders in the open-science movement said the adoption of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO’s) open science recommendation is a ‘huge’ milestone. Abdulsalam MAHMUD writes.
A recent post in developmentaid.org recalls how 2022 was proclaimed as the ‘Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’, and also how a newly-formed ‘Global Commission’ will raise $100m for SDGs.
The Data Access Community of Practice will be hosting its second webinar tagged: “Open Science for Everyone,” billed for June 14, 2022.
3 The International Union of Crystallography, IUCr, has appointed two main editors for its newsletter. They are Henry Chapman, the Co-editor of IUCr Journal; and Prof. Xiaodong Zou of the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University.
Acute economic crisis is taking a heavy toll on Sri Lanka’s health care system. Having run out of funds to buy basic medicines, what the Asian nation now needs are donations to resuscitate its healthcare system.
Sheila Jasanoff, Professor of Science and Technology Studies (STS) at Harvard University, has won the ‘2022 Holberg Prize’. She will receive the award during a ceremony at the University of Bergen, Norway, on 9 June, 2022.
With the support of the ‘Air Centre’, Portugal has become the latest country to join the ‘Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research’ (SCOR).
Through the effective application of genome editing, a team of Chinese researchers have developed a variety of wheat that is highly-resistant to diseases.
From 18th to 20th July 2022, the global Headquarters of SKAO, in the United Kingdom, will host the fourth edition of the ‘Public Awareness of Research Infrastructures’ (PARI) conference.
The exclusion of women in the digital world is hurting agricultural productivity in low- and middle- income countries, according to global technology experts.