At the TWAS 16th General Conference, high-level speakers described how basic science has been indispensable in their own countries, and why support for it must be strong to achieve the Global Goals by 2030.
On December 1 (this month), the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) held its ‘KAST Roundtable Discussions’ on “The Role of Basic Science in Overcoming the Crisis of Energy and Climate Change.”
To underline the need for new knowledge to solve global challenges, the UN designated 2022/23 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development. Christina Moberg writes about the vision for a functional world.
To promote basic sciences for sustainable development, Vietnam has given impetus to four key areas and also established a ‘Research Support Fund’.
How are basic sciences sine qua non for sustainable development? A blog post has revealed.
In Cuba, the newly-formed ‘National Commission for the Promotion of the International Year of Basic Sciences’ will strengthen the concept that basic sciences are inalienable parts of the South American country’s national culture.
The IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) has released its ‘2022 Call for Proposals’ for projects that aim to use astronomy to make an impact on sustainable development.
An opening ceremony for the ‘International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development’ (IYBSSD2022) has been held in Iran, with the Iranian Minister of Science, Research and Technology, Mohammad Ali Zolfigol, in attendance.
While technological contributions are easy to recognize, it is not the case for that of basic sciences, the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics, says.
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.