News tagged with funding

Gender affects awarding of research funding

Women are still underrepresented in top academic positions. One of the possible explanations for this is the increasing importance of obtaining research funding. Women are often less successful in this than men. Psychology ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Wildfires threaten Russia's unique Lake Baikal

Raging wildfires have turned the shores of the world's largest freshwater lake in Siberia into an inferno, threatening the health and livelihood of locals and raising questions about Russia's ability to protect its natural ...

dateSep 04, 2015 in Environment
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Australia's coal city backs green future

Australia's city of Newcastle, which claims to be the world's biggest coal export port, said Wednesday it will pull money out of fossil fuel industries and invest in more sustainable enterprises.

dateAug 26, 2015 in Environment
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