In this interview during the opening ceremony of IYBSSD, Thijs van Kolfschoten, President, International Union for Quaternary Research, called on world politicians to pledge financing scientists to do qualitative research.
Research projects are left in limbo as donors halt funding to the African Academy of Sciences, writes Gilbert Nakweya.
The Quebec Research Funds has mandated ‘Science and Technology Observatory’ to produce an update on its research investments. This is to also assess its research capacity, says a communique.
With climate change, the frequency of droughts is set to increase. In order to slow down the decline of forests already observed, it is essential to better understand epigenetics, the mechanism for improving drought tolerance in trees.