Decent work and the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development

[pl_row] [pl_col col=12] [pl_text] The 2030 Agenda embraces three dimensions of sustainability – economic, social and environmental. It has 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that put people and planet at its centre, giving the international community a framework for tackling the many challenges confronting humanity, including those in the world of work. The importance of decent […]

5 Ways for Engineers to Improve Communication Skills and why they’re Important

Engineers have an important job within the world; solving the greatest of challenges and even helping to overcome a whole range of disasters. This is why engineers need to be excellent communicators; to ensure their colleagues, customers and sometimes the public understand the ins and outs of exactly what’s going on around them. Communication skills […]

Scientists Create Innovative New Tech That Generates Renewable Electricity at Night

The low-cost tech could be used as a standalone solution, or in combination with solar power. Radiative sky cooling is a phenomenon that sees frost form on the ground when temperatures are still above freezing. It accounts for water droplets forming on car windshields and frost on the grass at night. Now, it’s been harnessed […]

China Has Released A Computer Chip That ‘Talks’ To Your Brain

he state-owned China Electronics Corporation and Tianjin University recently revealed the fruits of a science fiction-style collaboration; the “Brain Talker”, a computer chip designed to be used in brain computer interfaces (BCIs). It was unveiled on May 17 at the 3rd World Intelligence Congress alongside other tech innovations.  What is a BCI? Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are devices […]

The Moving Cheese And Challenges Of Nigeria’s Educational System

IN its annual tradition of focusing on topical issues affecting young people all over the world, the United Nations, this year, has again chosen very apt theme: Transforming Education. This theme focuses on “efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth, including efforts by the youth themselves”. This theme is pursuant of […]