Nature | Sci Dev.Net Sharing 01 August 2013 Brazil's investment in science has reached an all-time high, with the science ministry's budget increasing from 8.6 billion reals (about US$3.8 billion) in 2012 to 12.7 billion reals (around US$5.6 billion) this year, according to science minister Marco Antonio Raupp. Raupp made the announcement last week (22 July) at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Association for the Advancement of Science, in Recife. During much of the last decade, under...
The Brazilian government has announced it is freezing around BRL30 billion (£5.9 billion) of its federal budget, which includes withholding BRL2.2 billion allotted to its Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication . The ministry is left with a budget of BRL2.9 billion for 2019 – a 42% cut and its lowest level of funding since 2006.
[PANAMA CITY] Simone Anne Marie Badal-McCreath, a Jamaican chemist and cancer researcher, had always planned to be a medical doctor. But, during her bachelor in biochemistry, she fell in love with research.Dissatisfied with the source material that she was given at university, Badal decided to write her own plant chemistry textbook.