The implementation of public health policies on tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy foods is been hampered by the influence of large business firms, and poverty, among other factors.
Foresight practitioners at the ‘Tsukuba Conference for Future Shapers 2021’ shared their experiences, while examining innovative approaches of anticipating the ‘future normal’ of young scientists.
As the world grapples with multifarious challenges, it will need science diplomacy to find the necessary unity, says Naledi Pandor, S/Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister.
At the ‘2021 Open Access week’, International Science Council’s members, aside approving a resolution to work on reforming scholarly publishing, also endorsed 8 fundamental principles for scientific publishing.
To be hosted by the Future Africa Institute at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, SRI2022 will take place virtually from June 20 – 24, 2022.
A position paper recently published by the International Science Council explores the importance of science as a source of beneficial and applicable knowledge, freely available and accessible worldwide.
In an interview with SciDev.Net, Priver Namanya Bwesigye, head of Uganda’s banana research programme, said girls need mentors who will support them to pursue science careers.
First published in May 2019, the 2nd volume of ‘Big Ideas’ has been launched, again, in booklet form, and can also be found on its website.
CERN Quantum Technology Initiative (QTI) has unveiled its first strategic roadmap, which will define its medium- and long-term quantum research programme.
The ‘Second Data Challenge’ (SDC2) organized by Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) ended recently after 6 months, with 280 participants unveiling their innovative methods of data analysis.