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June 30, 2020, 13:30 PM - 14:30 PM UTC

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The COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping through the world. In an attempt to stop the transmission of infections, academia has taken several tough steps. While these measures are crucial in ensuring the…
Mathematicians Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis have been jointly awarded the 2020 Abel Prize, which is one of the most prestigious prizes in the field of mathematics.
One of the main concerns of female researchers who wish to begin their family is the uncertainty around continuing with their work. Let us take a closer look at the challenges and considerations…
China’s science and education ministries have released a new document aimed at improving the research landscape of the country.  
We may get so accustomed to the presence of stress, anxiety, and self-doubt that some subtle, yet telling, changes in our thought patterns and daily routines may go unnoticed. However, some common…
Over 85 publishers, scientific societies, and funders have signed a joint statement committing to make public the latest findings and data on coronavirus immediately. Read on to find out more. 
Here is a short and quick roundup of what was on academics’ minds on Twitter this month.
cOAlition S has initiated a pilot project wherein eight publishers have volunteered to share detailed information about their pricing. The main intent of this initiative is to bring transparency…