Impact of research in science education. Addressing the need for a knowledge-based society

This expert seminar was organized by Estonian Academy of Sciences and University of Tartu, supported by Horizon 2020 Twinning project “Addressing Attractiveness of Science Career Awareness” (SciCar). This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952470. SciCar – a science education project – addresses…

Capacity building of teachers on Chemistry teaching with hands-on small scale experiments in high schools in Asia

The event involved in training 100 high school teachers from all parts of the country to have hands-on experiments using small amount of Chemicals, called small scale chemistry. This technique can prevent pollution for a safer environment and lower the risk of chemical hazard while performing experiments without compromising the quality of learning. Most South…

DDE Open Science Forum

Deep-time Digital Earth (DDE) is the first big sciences initiative of IUGS, UNESCO’s principal partner in geological sciences and one of the largest scientific unions in the world which is commemorating its 60th anniversary in 2022. Launched in late 2018, DDE has grown despite the constraints on international travel and communications imposed by the pandemic.…

Semana de la Ciencia y la Tecnología del CSIC El lugar de la ciencia básica en la investigación y en el desarrollo sostenible

Esta jornada será un encuentro de personal de áreas de investigación científica básica, en el marco del Año Internacional de las Ciencias Básicas para el Desarrollo Sostenible. En ella, directores de proyectos financiados por la UE u otras instituciones, expertos en política científica y representantes políticos debatirán sobre la importancia de la ciencia básica en…

1st International multidisciplinary symposium Geopark & Sciences – From Research to Geotourism

This Symposium is an event of the UNESCO International Geoscience Programme project IGCP 737-SMART (Smart Geology for Better Community – Integrating Geological Heritage of South-eastern Europe into Sustainable Development Strategies). The special celebration of International Geodiversity Day will take place on 6th October as part of the Symposium programme. The Symposium aims to connect scientists…

Evidence of the Impact of Science Education in Attracting Young People Towards Science Studies and Science-related Careers

Europe seeks to become a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy, good education and training are important to promote sustained economic growth and sustainable development through fuelling research and development and addressing innovation, productivity and competitiveness. In our increasingly scientific and technological world, the science workforce in Europe, is decreasing. Frequently school science curricula are not…

IYBSSD2022 Philippines Launch

This 7 October 2022, the IYBSSD Philippines (IYBSSD PH) will be launched to enjoin Filipinos to celebrate the importance of basic sciences to inclusive development. Dr. Michel Spiro will keynote the event, and will be followed by a talk show with five basic researchers/scientists in the panel. One of the panelists, National Scientist Lourdes Cruz,…