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Safer Internet Day 2019

Tuesday, 5th February 2019, Together for a better internet The motto of the Safer Internet Day Campaign (SID) is an invitation to create a safer Internet for everyone, especially for younger users. Initiated in 2004 to raise awareness of the use of online security, this event grew exponentially to...

Innovative Biology Didactic Strategies – Society for Experimental Biology Meeting 2018

This article is derived from my participation, as an invited speaker with a selected abstract at the “International Scientific Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) Meeting“, held in the Congress Palace in Florence in the summer of 2018. In this meeting I was a moderator in the session “Teaching Biology...

Collecting plastic on an “apparently clean” beach in Cyprus

Have you ever thought there is plastic on a clean beach? Read on to find out how to build a sustainable world free from plastic! On a sunny Tuesday morning in Faro Beach in Paphos Cyprus, a group of people with white caps are searching for something in the...

STEM, new trends and pedagogy of the (near) future

Why STEM? In the United States the first changes seen in school occurred after President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, later updated under the Obama legislation in 2015. The focus is now on a new method of student training in order to guarantee greater...

Space technologies – What’s new out there?

Photo credits: ESA-NASA Space tourists, Mars and Moon missions, and robots that serve humans at International Space Station (ISS)…those pictures are not coming from a sci-fi movie script, not any more. With the rapid development of space industry, we enter the fourth industrial revolution, and next generations have to...