Merck Foundation marks World Science Day through Empowering Women and Youth in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in Africa | India Education,Education News India,Education News

Abuja: Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, marks World Science Day through their Merck Africa Research Summit–MARS Awards 2020 for best Young African Researchers and best Women African Researchers.

Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and One of 100 Most Influential Africans (2019, 2020) explains, “Merck Foundation empowers Women and Youth in Scientific Research through “MARS Best Young African Researchers Awards” and “MARS Best African Women Researchers Awards”.

Merck Foundation started these awards in 2015.

“We will announce the MARS 2020 Winners before the end of this year. The winners will be eligible for a scholarship of training programs to advance their skills and standard in scientific research” Dr. Rasha Kelej added.

Merck Foundation launches these awards to recognize the outstanding contribution of African Youth and Female Scientists to empower them in research and advance their contribution to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). This

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Gujarat Council on Science & Technology organizing a series of programs on World Science Day | India Education,Education News India,Education News

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Council on Science & Technology (GUJCOST), working under the aegis of the Department of Science & Technology, Govt of Gujarat is organizing a series of programs and outreach activities on 10th November 2020 to mark the celebration of the World Science Day for Peace and Development.

The World Science Day for Peace and Development is an annual program coordinated by UNESCO worldwide since 2002. This year the objective of World Science ay is focused on science for and with society in dealing with the global pandemic at a time when the world is grappling with the COVID 19 pandemic.

Science plays an important role in overcoming this crisis and will also help to build more just, more compassionate, and more sustainable societies.

The current crisis should serve as a wake-up call regarding the urgency for increased financing and support of scientific research and collaboration. This concerns not only

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Sanjay Dhotre release Special Cover of Department of Posts to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Department of Science &Technology | India Education,Education News India,Education News

New Delhi: Union Minister for Science & Technology, Health & Family Welfare and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of State for Posts, Education and Electronics & IT, Shri Sanjay Dhotre today released the Special Cover of Department of Posts for commemorating the Golden Jubilee of Department of Science &Technology (DST) at a function in New Delhi today.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Harsh Vardhan congratulated DST and said “Our scientists have proved their mettle in all fields of science at international level, be it in Artificial Intelligence, Nano Technology, Data Analytics, Astro-Physics, Astronomy, Atomic Clock, and many more areas”. He revealed that today India has international collaboration with over 80 countries in various scientific areas. He recalled that as the Science & Technology Minister for the last six years, he has visited each and every laboratory in the country and has seen with pride how our scientists work

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The Weizmann Institute of Science signs an MoU with Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi for research and academic collaborations | India Education,Education News India,Education News

New Delhi: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel and the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT – D) was signed this October, virtually.

The MoU covers a range of opportunities for collaboration between the two institutions including research exchange, student and postdoctoral fellow exchange, short-term educational programmes on topics of mutual interest, organising of joint seminars, conferences and workshops.

The Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, is one of the world’s top-ranking multidisciplinary research institutions offering masters’ and doctoral-level degrees across five faculties. It is recognised for its wide-ranging exploration of the natural and exact sciences. The institute’s scientists are advancing research on the human brain, artificial intelligence, computer science and encryption, astrophysics and particle physics, and they are tackling diseases such as cancer, and addressing climate change through environmental, ocean and plant sciences, and more.

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is a

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UNESCO has prepared a country profile of Uzbekistan on Science, Technology and Innovation | India Education,Education News India,Education News

On October 27 2020, the online launch of the Publication “Mapping Research and Innovation in the Republic of Uzbekistan” will take place in Tashkent. It will bring together the representatives from the Islamic Development Bank (IsBD), the Natural Sciences Sector of UNESCO Headquarters, the Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Uzbekistan to UNESCO, the National Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan for UNESCO, the UNESCO Tashkent Office, the Ministry of Innovative Development of Uzbekistan, UN agencies in Uzbekistan, and a number of national and international stakeholders such as development partners and institution.

The event is facilitated by the Islamic Development Bank, UNESCO HQ and UNESCO Tashkent Office, in close cooperation with the Ministry of Innovation Development of Uzbekistan within the framework of the UNESCO-IsBD project on strengthening inclusive Science, Technology and Innovation System in Uzbekistan*.

The Publication presents an analysis of key characteristics of Uzbekistan on Science, Technology and Innovation

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