Given that science is the key driver of human progress, improving the efficiency of scientific investigation and yielding more credible and more useful research results can translate to major benefits.
Women shouldn't have to shoulder the burden of solving gender inequality on social media: by visibly contradicting stereotypes about female scientists, it is clear that they hope to inspire girls to pursue science and to encourage female scientists to showcase their femininity in our male-dominated workspaces.
After Jeffrey Beall took down his list of predatory journals in January 2017 in order to avoid continued harassment and threats, a small group of scholars and information professionals decided to anonymously rebuild and resurrect that list.
Like Darpa, Jedi will aim to deliver developmental milestones along the path to strategically important technologies, including through prototyping. It will sit between academia and industry and fund projects lasting no more than two years.
Why Do Girls Lose Interest in STEM? New Research Has Some Answers - And What We Can Do About It
Despite the high priority that is placed on STEM in schools, efforts to expand female interest and employment in STEM are not working as well as intended. Ways to better support young women include interactive projects, and mentoring from parents and community members. "We need to teach girls that it is all right to sit with the discomfort of not knowing the right answer right away."
The largest share of open-access articles belongs to a new category described as “bronze”: articles are available on websites hosted by their publisher - either immediately or following an embargo - but are not formally licensed for reuse.