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Moves are afoot in Africa to keep more women in science careers

Moves are afoot in Africa to keep more women in science careers

Women scientists have a vital part to play in scientific leadership and in contributing to Africa’s development and transformation. But they remain substantially under-represented in higher education and in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This is because…

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Why don’t more women in science win Nobel prizes?

Why don’t more women in science win Nobel prizes?

The lack of women in Stem professions isn’t due to cognitive ability but, moreover, can be attributed to educational policy, cultural context, stereotypes and a lack of exposure to role models. All of the 2019 Nobel prizes in science were…

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How COVID-19 Provides Learning Opportunities for STEM Students

How COVID-19 Provides Learning Opportunities for STEM Students

It’s easy to see the coronavirus pandemic solely as a devastating event. There’s no denying the hardships caused, but silver linings exist, too. For example, STEM learning is now more diverse and full of real-world…

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How Robotic Process Automation Has Helped Contact Centres Through COVID-19

How Robotic Process Automation Has Helped Contact Centres Through COVID-19

Catherine Gurwitz of NICE discusses how some contact centres have been successfully using robotic process automation (RPA) technologies to better deal with some of the implications of COVID-19. Organizations around the world are turning to…

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UiPath Brings Conversational AI to Its Hyperautomation Platform

UiPath Brings Conversational AI to Its Hyperautomation Platform

UiPath, a robotic process automation (RPA) software company, has added conversational artificial intelligence capabilities to its end-to-end hyperautomation platform. With out-of-the-box conversational capabilities for UiPath Robots, industry-tailored chatbots, and new automation capabilities that engage employees,…

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U.S. Needs To Overhaul Grid To Boost Renewable Energy

U.S. Needs To Overhaul Grid To Boost Renewable Energy

The U.S. will need more long-haul interstate power lines to support the installation of large amounts of solar and wind energy in places where resources are abundant, industry experts tell Bloomberg, noting that additional power lines…

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Renewables Could Be The Big Winner In The Post-Pandemic World

Renewables Could Be The Big Winner In The Post-Pandemic World

Although the coronavirus crisis has slowed down clean energy investments and installations, renewable energy and green technologies have the chance to emerge as the winners in the post-COVID-19 world. Undoubtedly, the global health crisis has…

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