Thursday, 27 July 2017

Science & Technology

Hamilton County schools to close for total solar eclipse – Chattanooga Times Free Press

Thursday, 27 July 2017 5:25 pm


Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County schools to close for total solar eclipse
Chattanooga Times Free Press
In order for students to learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime event, many HCDE science teachers attended special professional development sessions this week. The sessions were led by experts from Nashville's Adventure Science Center and encouraged …

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Indonesia should learn from Malaysia – ANTARA

Thursday, 27 July 2017 1:19 pm

Indonesia should learn from Malaysia
ANTARA
In terms of scientific publications indexed in Scopus, the leading Indonesian universities, including UI, ITB, and Gadjah Mada University (UGM) also lagged behind compared to those of Malaysia. This reality is, indeed, a serious challenge for

Investing in Human Capital Is Key to Build Indonesia: Finance Minister – Jakarta Globe

Thursday, 27 July 2017 10:35 am

Investing in Human Capital Is Key to Build Indonesia: Finance Minister
Jakarta Globe
Indonesia has been spending a fifth of its annual state budget on education, but in terms of reading, science and mathematics, the country's youth lag behind their peers in the region. The minister said the challenge is to effectively apportion the

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The power of science communication – Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)

Thursday, 27 July 2017 8:15 am


Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
The power of science communication
Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)
“To make scientific language popular, we need the media,” says Budhy Kristanty, Communications Coordinator for Indonesia at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). Kristanty recently organized a media training workshop, The role of …

Indonesian Villagers Cut Down Forest in Orangutan Sanctuary – U.S. News & World Report

Thursday, 27 July 2017 5:38 am

Indonesian Villagers Cut Down Forest in Orangutan Sanctuary
U.S. News & World Report
7, 2016, file photo, a wild orangutan sits on a tree branch in Sungai Mangkutub, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Conservation group Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF) says nearly a fifth of the forest belonging to an orangutan sanctuary on the …

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