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Mar 22, 2019 11:41am

Three centuries ago, when modern science was in its infancy, the gender disparity in education was not a gap but an abyss: few girls had any decent schooling at all.

The emerging new science was clearly a male enterprise.

But…

Mar 06, 2019 04:19pm

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has launched a call for a  applications for the 5th round of scholarship awards. The call runs from 22 February to 22 March 2019.

The IPCC will accept applications from PhD…

Mar 06, 2019 03:49pm

Over the past quarter, IAP has continued to expand its involvement in global and regional science policy efforts. The United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs has invited IAP, in collaboration with the International…

Nov 23, 2018 02:21pm

The world must thrash out a new deal for nature in the next two years or humanity could be the first species to document our own extinction, warns the United Nation’s biodiversity chief.

Ahead of a key international conference to…

Oct 31, 2018 12:17pm

WWF report: Mass wildlife loss caused by human consumption

Oct 31, 2018 02:45pm

Climate change is 'escalator to extinction' for mountain birds

Aug 23, 2017 09:35am

Royal Society Research Professorships provide long term support for world-class researchers of outstanding achievement and promise. These are the Society’s premier research awards and the aim of this scheme is to release the best leading…

Aug 22, 2017 03:23pm

By Jonathan Amos, BBC Science Correspondent

A huge shadow cast by the Moon as it passed in front of the Sun swept across the nation, from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east.

Millions of people moved to get into…