The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) and its partners will host the ‘Fundamental Life Science Meets Climate, Environment and Sustainability,’ an International Scientific Symposium in June 2023.
AFRAMED is a project financed for five years (2022–2026) by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). It is an ambitious project for the development of crystallography in Africa.
This was the submission of a journalist at ‘Science in French, in Quebec and around the world,’ a scientific conference organized as part of celebrating the ‘International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’ (IYBSSD).
A Colombian university produces a weekly radio program to discuss the links between basic sciences and sustainable development.
In this interview during IYBSSD opening ceremony, Umezuruike Linus Opara of the UNESCO International Centre for Biotechnology, argued that with quality research infrastructure, young people from Africa will be able to solve diverse world problems.
In 2019, IUPAC started the “Top Ten Emerging Technologies in Chemistry” initiative. This article reviews the impact of the initiative and how it contributes to different areas, including sustainability, technology transfer, and education.
The second ‘Open Science in the South’ symposium held in Cotonou, Benin Republic, in October 2022, was a great success and resulted in many recommendations.
The Paper Volcanoes Laboratory (PVL), an experience-based program created within the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) Educational Group, helps young children become familiar with natural hazards.
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On 29 January this year, budding entrepreneurs from across Africa gathered at the British University in Egypt for a UNESCO bootcamp which introduced them to the finer points of nanotechnology, among other special activities.