We launch a nationwide contest for children in the age group of 9-16 years (Classes III to IX). They will be asked to imagine what they would do to change the world, make it more sustainable, if they were scientists. There are two categories: drawing/painting; essay/story writing. The idea is to expose children to the…
Members of the ‘Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science’, SCGES, have highlighted in their Committee’s ‘1st Annual Report’, how they individually organized activities to promote gender equality and women in science.
Gender equality in science (as elsewhere) will lead to substancial gains.
The Science Council of Japan made the very interesting exercise of classifying the resolutions it adopted in the period 2014-2017 according to the SDGs. Let’s have a look at SDG5 and SDG6.
Light sciences can help to achieve the SDGs, found the International Year of Light some years ago. Let’s have a look at SDG4, SDG5 and SDG10.