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According to UIS data, less than 30% of the world’s researchers are women. To reduce this gap, we must go beyond the numbers and identify the qualitative factors that deter women from pursuing...
12/11/2015
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The data were collected through the Institute’s survey on R&D statistics in partnership with regional and international organizations, including the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...
16/11/2015
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Quebec has joined a UNESCO and UIS-led international pilot project to reduce the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions. The partnership will kick-off...
30/01/2017
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As the UN General Assembly prepares to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UNESCO Institute for Statistics has released a new data tool showing the leaders and emerging players in...
12/09/2016
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To support the demand for new data, the UIS, which is mandated to collect STI statistics to monitor the SDGs, is working with countries and statistical partners, represented by the STI Advisory Board...
16/01/2017
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Conducted every two years, the aim of the survey is to meet the growing need for comparable data on innovation in the business sector, which is an important driver of economic growth. It seeks to...
03/04/2017
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The UIS has launched its 2017 Research and Experimental Development (R&D) Statistics Survey to collect a wide range of data for the reference year 2016, including key indicators to monitor...
22/06/2017
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The UIS has published new data on the human and financial resources devoted to R&D for 157 countries and territories.  The release includes data for 2015 reference year, time series data and two...
23/06/2017