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The DREAM STEM Project at North Carolina Central University: Retaining talent

Caesar R. Jackson, Professor of Physics explores the DREAM STEM Project at North Carolina Central University, which includes retaining science, technology, engineering and mathematics talent in the U.S.
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Diversity and interculturalism in cities worldwide

Diversity and interculturalism in cities worldwide are placed under the spotlight here by Dr Gideon Bolt, from the Department of Human Geography and Planning Faculty of Geosciences at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
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Interactive-engagement methods in education: Can we teach students to think like scientists while learning...

Eugenia Etkina, Distinguished Professor of Science Education at Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, argues that interactive-engagement methods lead to better learning gains than traditional transmission-mode methods and discusses fundamental differences between various interactive engagement.
America Analysis, July 2019

North America Analysis – July 2019

Welcome to the July 2019 edition of North America Analysis, which features a wide range of insightful content on policy issues with a special focus on biology.
Building for discovery, physics

Physics: Building for discovery in the global context

Jim Siegrist, Associate Director for High Energy Physics at the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy details how the organisation is building for discovery, using the excellent example of their High Energy Physics program.
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Science and higher education for the future of Portugal

Here, we speak to Manuel Heitor, Portuguese Minister of Science, about how science and higher education in Portugal are helping to turn the country into a knowledge hub for future generations, amongst other things.
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Eugenia Etkina – Graduate School of Education at Rutgers

Eugenia Etkina is a Distinguished Professor of Science Education at the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers, the State University Of New Jersey.
Achieving excellence in science

Achieving excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education

Here, we examine the mission of the National Science Foundation’s Directorate of Education and Human Resources to achieve excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
research and innovation

UK priorities for science, research and innovation

The UK is focusing on international partnerships and ground-breaking sector deals in order to remain a global leader in science. Here, we find out about the work of Chris Skidmore MP, the UK’s Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation and the Office for Life Sciences.
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Boosting culture, heritage, science and innovation in the Netherlands

The Government of the Netherlands has launched a major funding drive to support the arts, culture and heritage sectors in the Netherlands, as well as in science and innovation, headed up by Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid van Engelshoven.
pelagic fish in europe

Developing convenient consumer products from pelagic fish in Europe

Turid Rustad, Professor at NTNU explains the development of convenient consumer products from pelagic fish, including the recent growth of European fish consumption.
basic chemical research

Advancing basic chemical research while developing a globally competitive workforce

Carol Bessel and Melissa Olson from National Science Foundation’s Division of Chemistry (CHE) reveal the organisation’s goal of advancing basic chemical research while also developing a globally competitive workforce.
urine DNA test, urothelial cancer

Promising urine DNA test could detect urothelial cancer

Scientists have developed a promising urine DNA test that is capable of detecting urothelial cancer.
International Research and Innovation Strategy

UK commits to International Research and Innovation Strategy

New International Research and Innovation Strategy launched to ensure the UK remains a global leader in science.
humanised machine learning

How humanised machine learning is augmenting human intelligence

Mind Foundry Director of Research, Nathan Korda, discusses how humanised machine learning platforms are enabling the rise of the ‘citizen data scientist’.
archaeology of collagen

Chemistry and the archaeology of collagen

Takashi Nakazawa, Professor at Nara Women’s University explores some fascinating aspects of chemistry and the archaeology of collagen, as well as a view point expressed on analysing ancient specimens in a collaborative way.
optical system design

The challenges of optical system design for modern optical technologies

Toralf Scharf, Senior Scientist/Faculty Member at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) enlightens us on the challenges present when it comes to optical system design for modern optical technologies.
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Taiwan: Driving forward scientific and technological innovation

In the age of the knowledge-based economy, science and technology has become a key driver of growth and national progress for Taiwan, as this article about the country’s Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST) delves into.
understanding life

Progressing science in the U.S. – Enabling discoveries for understanding life

The work of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance science is charted here, with a focus on the work of their Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) in enabling discoveries for understanding life.
world-class research, Japan

Japan: The advancement of world-class research in science

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science works to ensure the advancement of world-class research in all fields of science both at home and in international partnerships, as this article reveals.

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