SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Women Scientists at Forefront of COVID-19 Research

To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, two UNU PhD fellows discuss their research on the impacts of COVID-19 in Africa and offer thoughts on the vital importance of female representation in science.

What Big Data Means for Smart Cities

Big Data could be crucial in developing sustainable cities, but it must applied strategically and ethically to avoid biases and ensure the inclusion of all citizens.

Evidence for Decision-making: The Science Behind Coastal Risk and Sea Level Rise

The United Nations University (UNU) takes an interdisciplinary, cross-cutting approach to research on pressing global problems. UNU generates knowledge to support an evidence-based rethinking of policies by providing decision-makers with fresh perspectives on the most urgent policy issues, proactive analyses of emerging concerns, and sound policy alternatives. To better highlight UNU’s people, approach, and products, […]