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…