Monthly Archives: February 2017

Update: more research made accessible with figshare

This week Springer Nature’s figshare integration reached more than 450 BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals. Upwards of 19,000 articles now have their supplementary materials (additional files) stored in figshare and previewable within the journal article. As a result these research outputs are now available in a more citable, shareable and discoverable manner. In December 2016… Read more »

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Inspired women in science take a stand against gender inequality


Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals: despite a lot of effort in inspiring and engaging women and girls in science, they continue to be excluded from participating fully in it, according to the United Nations page of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This is why research in science education is fundamental to address inequalities at all levels in science, technology and innovation. We chat about this with Prof. Yeping Li, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of STEM Education