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Science truly has no borders and numerous international collaborations such as Human Genome Project prove that common effort harvests great results. To promote cross-institutional exchange, universities and organizations provide funds for short-term programs and science internships. In this article, we will cover some of the funding opportunities both for students and scholars.
Université catholique de Louvain or UCL Louvain as it is commonly called has several campuses spread across Belgium, a country where you can drive from one end to another in less than 2 hours and 30 minutes. This is the largest French speaking university in the country.
“Information is power”, is written in the UN webpage, as describing the importance of International Day for Universal Access to Information, annually observed on 28 September. In order to raise awareness of the importance of universal access to information, the UN General Assembly has proclaimed 28th of September as such. In this article, we will elaborate on why universal access to information is the keystone of inclusive, democratic, and healthy societies with Access Info Europe, a human rights organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the right of access to information.
The dynamics of social media sometimes can make you feel that you don’t have the luxury called ‘time’- to understand properly each and every post you see. Thus, in this article we pose two questions - is social media causing a polarized environment-where people are ‘forced’ to take sides-often without taking the proper time to hear and discuss the arguments, and is it shrinking the space of different opinions or rushing us into having an opinion about almost everything?
It is hard to imagine life without the internet. Most of us rely on it for work, entertainment and socializing with friends as well as family. Technically, access to the internet is free, beyond paying for our electronics, bills and internet plans. However, we all pay a price to be online, some more than others. Cybercrime is a threat to individuals, companies and even entire countries. It can compromise our security, financial health and personal identity. Some of the most common spams, like Nigerian princes, can be easy to identify. But internet scammers are constantly evolving, finding new ways to steal anything from your email address to your entire life savings.