Women scientists have been crucial to the pandemic response. In order to ‘build back better’, we must continue to champion women and girls in science, and to counteract any negative effects of the pandemic on the careers of women researchers.
What is Arctic amplification? Do we know what is causing this phenomenon? What effects is it having, both in the region and for the world? Is Antarctica experiencing the same thing?
The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us of the importance of context in urban research – and the need for researchers to grapple with uncertainty in charting more sustainable future pathways, writes Daniel Inkoom.
The collective global experience of the Covid-19 pandemic has provided an unprecedented opportunity to examine the relationship between science, policy and wider society in what is often called the science-policy-society interface(s).
Kristiann Allen, University of Auckland, New Zealand and the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) explore the lessons learned during the pandemic and provide six recommendations moving forward.
Curbing greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement will require greater action from all stakeholders – policy-makers, cities, regions, businesses, investors and society-at-large.
Prof. Salim Abdool Karim, leader of the South African Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19, describes in this podcast with the Lancet, the discovery of the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant, explains what we know about it so far, and discusses how South Africa feels about the global response.
International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on 8 March. It is an important opportunity to recognize the work of women scientists around the world, and to stand up for their freedoms.
A new report presents the key findings of research into the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in the science. technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce in the Asia-Pacific region.
The ISC-IIASA Rethinking Energy Solutions Report identifies the negative and positive lessons learnt from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in relation to energy consumption and demand, and recommends several immediate actions.
We all have the right to share in scientific advancement and its benefits – it’s a fundamental human right. What’s more, having diverse perspectives and ideas helps science to progress.
Virus snowflake patterns by Ed Hutchinson / MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CC BY-4.0)