UNESCO Bootcamp for Nanotechnology Entrepreneurs

Despite enormous potential that nanotechnology can hold for developing Africa, the continent is slow in implementing it. Reports say that the African continent has the basic infrastructure but lacks focus and consolidation of efforts. This proposed bootcamp aims at consolidating efforts to raise the awareness of nanotechnology and its potential industrial applications by offering training…

Challenges, policies and opportunities to implement gender equality in basic sciences as a key factor to build up excellence in the scientific landscape

According to EU data, basic science remains a male-dominated field, with a very low presence of women, ranging from 5 to 15%. Thus, in line with EU policies for the coming years, there is an urgent need to bridge this gap through structural and cultural changes. A specific session will be dedicated to IYBSSD at…

Undergraduate Research Symposium

The annual University of Oregon Undergraduate Research Symposium hosts approximately 400 students and their research mentors to present their original research and creative work from across the disciplines in multiple formats ranging from poster and oral presentations to demonstrations, exhibits, and interactive sessions. Since the debut of the Symposium in 2011 the event has hosted…

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…

Panel Femmes, sciences fondamentales et développement du Burkina Faso

Face à la faible représentativité des femmes dans plusieurs disciplines de sciences fondamentales, il est pertinent de mener des actions pour encourager les filles et les femmes à poursuivre des carrières scientifiques et à y réussir. Le Collège Sciences et Technologies de l’ANSAL-BF se propose d’aborder la question dans un panel avec des femmes scientifiques…