Sukarma Rani Thareja writes that before the 2020 lockdown due to the covid-19 pandemic, women in science had already experienced other forms of lockdown.
Gender discrimination and stereotyping issues have taken an appreciable attention the last decades by media and research, leading to policy reformations and even to legislation amendments in respect to equality. Despite that, stereotypes are still apparent and in certain cases robust. In other words, stereotypes seem to be profound about certain jobs. A man will choose from a fixed set of masculine careers to make his living, and women will have to choose from another fixed set of feminine careers to make her living. One occupation that is suffering from gender imbalance in the EU is elementary school teacher. In this article is discussed the gender gap of teaching staff in primary schools in the EU.
A pragmatic solution to associate citizens more closely with research is to develop training programmes associating researchers with teachers. This is exactly what the Maison pour la Science en Alsace initiative has done in France. In this opinion piece, its director Mélodie Faury explains the benefits of such an approach in getting teachers first-hand experience of what research really is about.
In a recent episode of The Life Scientific (a BBC programme), Corinne Le Quéré discussed the importance of opening science to the public.
Sukarma Rani Thareja from India, wrote a poem to celebrate women in science.
The goal of the project is to set up a new frontier in automate sign language interpreting with novel technologies and AI algorithm.
Zuzana Hudáčová, a 15-year old student from Slovakia, has always liked to go to labs and make experiments when she had free time.
Introduced in the 70s, audio description has improved access to several cultural services, and it has increased freedom, independence and life quality to a vast portion of the audience suffering from sight loss.
Children are capable of complex thinking skills prior to being able to speak, but different types of play are critical to develop skills related to STEM fields.
Academic and research integrity cannot be a side project or an afterthought. Integrity and ethics must be central to everything we do and every decision we make. We must work to ensure that we are putting integrity at the forefront of our mission and operations. To achieve objectives mentioned it requests to respect the framework of integrity policies, processes and procedures at all institutional levels. Integrity policies, processes and procedures are an inseparable and significant part of the whole set of functions/activities within an institution that work together for the aim of the institution.
Q: What would you do if you want to hide yourself from a ravenous predator?
A: I would disguise myself as a twig, leaf or even poop!
Caterpillars, soft and packed with proteins, know all the tricks of the trade to disguise themselves to avoid being eaten by predators such as birds.
On the EU level there are the anti-plagiarism policies not defined in the higher education sector, although plagiarism-related projects are being supported.