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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 70–80.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Institute Photo: Sarah Wiseman JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—Xoliswa, 11 years old, was given a science assignment in class. The worksheet, written in English and handed to her on Monday, was due that Friday. The task was to build a model solar system using paper maché, newspaper, paint, wire...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2011
... for most scientific research. At a political level, this is one of the most pressing issues faced by scientists and policymakers today. Science is about unraveling the mysteries of the universe, understanding the laws of nature, figuring out who we are, where we come from, and where we are heading. All...
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Published: 01 September 2015
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (1): 9–18.
Published: 01 March 2007
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Terri E. Givens Many pundits and politicians blame the left's neglect of white working-class voters for the success of far-right parties in Europe and the U.S. But sidelining or deriding diversity isn't the answer, writes political science professor Terri E. Givens . Instead, mainstream left...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 35–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ameenah Gurib-Fakim World Policy Journal speaks with Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, a biochemist who became the first female president of Mauritius. She discusses the importance of integrating science into politics, what prevents women from rising into positions of power, and how her country pulled off...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (2): 11–19.
Published: 01 June 2006
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 92–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Richard Blaustein © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute Photo: Canadian Light Source In his speech at the 1979 Nobel Prize banquet, Pakistani physicist Abdus Salam called on the nations of the world to foster science in developing countries. No region, he said...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 17–21.
Published: 01 September 2011
...” innovation policies include increasing investments in scientific research; offering research and development tax credits; welcoming highly skilled immigrants; providing strong science, technology, engineering, and math education; and deploying advanced information and communications technologies. Countries...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... working on a paper that laid out the basic science of climate change tipping points, highlighting nine areas of concern, such as the altering of the Indian summer monsoon season, the Amazon rainforest switching over to savanna, and melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica. “Tipping elements...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2011
... an explosion of collective knowledge creation, sharing, and dissemination that has been enabled by Web 2.0 and mobile technology. The truly disruptive and transformative seeds of this phenomenon have been planted in the world of science and that is where, if properly cultivated, they will yield...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 13–15.
Published: 01 June 2013
... ects the sum of all expenses and opportunity costs to separate and rehire an employee. It can range from 20 percent to an incredible 200 percent of that employee’s annual salary. This map of science and technology workers, a reflection of their tremendous infl uence on economic growth, shows the Cost...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 39–46.
Published: 01 March 2000
... and powerful than critical or construc­ use and manipulate history, as much as if tive viewpoints on longstanding, difficult not more than science or even geopolitical domestic issues. strategy in the conventional sense that will A Culture of Deterrence...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... for the Advancement of Science met in London to discuss the prospects for atomic energy. After two weeks of debate, the assembly closed with a speech by the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ernest Rutherford, who categorically dismissed the possibility of nuclear fission. “Anyone who expects a source of power from...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 45–51.
Published: 01 December 2013
... this sort of independent research. You need economic research organizations to promote your work and get it publicized so that the public can know about it. Independent research in China is more focused on science and history, where there are some prominent independent scholars. But this is very rare among...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 40–44.
Published: 01 September 2011
... atomic nuclei to form heavier ones has been a siren call of the universe—perhaps the single most compelling potential application of nuclear science. The fuel is essentially unlimited and available worldwide. The radioactive waste is short-lived. Fusion power systems cannot blow up like Chernobyl nor...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 22–34.
Published: 01 September 2011
... is to unite the technological, economic, and design innovations needed to compete globally under the motto “where science and the arts meet technology and business.” Just as companies strive to be exceptional in their own fields, Aalto University wants to be the creative leader in select areas of research...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Neal Stephenson © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute Neal Stephenson is a visionary. One of the world’s premier authors of science fiction, he sees both visions and a future that are unlike any most of us will ever imagine. At times, they find their way into his...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 73–78.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and Eritrea have sponsive, South Africa’s healthcare system both turned away peacekeepers out of fear of would likely not be able to cope with the infected soldiers. a i d s crisis. According to a report by the South African Human Sciences...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 45–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
...” to the offical national calendar, funding three new Sanskrit universities, and implementing Sanskrit language teaching at the IITs should all be seen as parts of BJP’s strategy to normalize majoritarian religious culture in civil and secular institutions. Talking about science, technology, and mathematics...
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