Nachhaltigkeit/Klima | 06.12.2021

International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development proclaimed

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development for 2022/2023

Wissenschaft | 02.12.2021

UNESCO sets ambitious international standards for open science

The first international framework on open science was adopted by 193 countries attending UNESCO’s General Conference. By making science more…

Wissenschaft | 18.10.2021

Researchers voice dismay at all-male science Nobels

All seven winners of this year’s science prizes were men. Some say this shows a disappointing lack of progress towards diversifying the awards.


Nachhaltigkeit/Klima | 18.10.2021

Climate change: Voices from global south muted by climate science

Climate change academics from some of the regions worst hit by warming are struggling to be published, according to a new analysis.

Nachhaltigkeit/Klima | 18.10.2021

Analysis warns global biodiversity is below 'safe limit' ahead of COP 15

The world's biodiversity has fallen below the 'safe limit', researchers suggest, as habitat destruction and agriculture take their toll on…

englisch | 18.10.2021

WHO Director-General Bestows Posthumous Award on the Late Henrietta Lacks

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus honoured the late Henrietta Lacks with a WHO Director-General’s award, recognizing the world-changing legacy of this…

Ausbildung | 18.10.2021

Germany: International student numbers increase despite pandemic

Germany continues to belong to the world’s four most popular study locations, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and has even recorded a slight increase…

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Hochschule | 17.09.2021

Australia: Study finds 40,000 tertiary jobs lost during pandemic

The National Tertiary Education Union launched a week of action as a study it commissioned revealed that a shocking 40,000 tertiary education staff…

englisch | 05.07.2021

COVID-19 vaccine technology transfer hub for Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) and its COVAX partners are working with a South African consortium comprising Biovac, Afrigen Biologics and…

englisch | 23.06.2021

Is the world splitting into opposing science ‘blocs’?

A race for supremacy in global science and technology has kicked off as China has announced a raft of ambitious policies to promote self-sufficiency…

englisch | 08.02.2021

Nature is a blind spot in economics that we ignore at our peril, says Dasgupta Review

A fundamental change in how we think about and approach economics is needed if we are to reverse biodiversity loss and protect and enhance our…