Un Mundo de Ciencia por thema : Jóvenes científicos e ingenieros

  • Sailing the Seas for Science (2013, EN,) interview of a young scientist on the current expedition of the Tara schooner, which is circumnavigating the Arctic Ocean to analyse the impact of the melting ice pack on marine life
  • Like it, want it? Print it! (2013, EN), on a workshop run by the new 3D Printing Shop of UNESCO’s Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics which attracted young scientists, in particular
  • Genetic Pollution is Permanent (2013, EN), interview of a young scientist on the ethical implications of synthetic biology for the environment and human health
  • These are More than Flights of Fancy (2013, EN), interview on the Fly Your Ideas competition run by Airbus for young students of engineering and design, this year’s edition being placed under UNESCO’s patronage
  • 'If More Women owned Mobile Phones, There would be More Development’ (2013, EN), interview of a young scientist on how mobile phones and Internet are remodelling development approaches in Uganda
  • Bridging the Digital Divide (2012, EN, ES), on a CERN-UNESCO Digital Library School which is training young librarians and IT specialists, in order to foster the development of digital libraries in Africa
  • Science is a Universal Language (2012, EN, ES), interview of a woman who offers competitive grants to entrepreneurial young scientists keen on harnessing biotechnology to social progress
  • Sandwatchers find a Market for a Weed (2012, EN, ES, FR), on a Kenyan youth group’s ingenious scheme to turn water hyacinth, an invasive weed, into a series of ecoproducts
  • Saving the Guggul Plant (2010, EN, ES, FR, RU), interview of young scientist about his struggle to save a medicinal plant from extinction in India
  • The Art of Engineering a Better World (2008, AR, EN, ES, FR, MLY, RU), presents the winning innovations of engineering students from North and South who were asked to design a project together that combined poverty alleviation with sustainable development
  • The Rice Farmer Need No Longer Sustain Heavy Losses in Time of Drought (2008, EN, ES, FR, MLY, RU), interview of a young L’Oréal−UNESCO Fellow from Senegal who hopes her research will reduce Africa’s dependence on rice imports
  • Teeth will Help to Shape the Future of Stem Cell Research (2008, AR, EN, ES, FR, MLY, RU), interview of a young L’Oréal−UNESCO Fellow from Brazil who hopes that her research may help make it possible to repair tooth decay and engineer healthy tissue
  • The Opinions of Young Scientists should be Canvassed (2005, EN, FR), interview of four young scientists attending the inaugural conference of the World Association of Young Scientists, which was established with the support of UNESCO
  • Doubling the World’s Water Professionals (2004, EN, FR), on the work of the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft , the Netherlands, which awards postgraudate degrees
  • Saving a Survival Kit for the Poor (2004, EN, FR), a young L’Oréal−UNESCO Fellow describes her struggle to preserve mangroves in her native Tanzania
  • Margaret’s Story (2004, EN, FR), the story of one Kenyan woman’s struggle to overcome poverty and abuse to realize her dream to be a scientist
  • The Solar School (2004, EN, FR) follows UNESCO’s summer school in photovoltaics
  • The Floating University (2004, EN, FR), on a ten-week research cruise for students in marine and Earth sciences from 25 countries to study gas hydrates, mud volcanoes and other phenomena


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