Articles

on the deterioration of science in Venezuela

on the deterioration of science in Venezuela

Anamaría Font Physics Professor at UCV
Article published in Physics Today, July 2018 ...
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Teacher! I'm so glad you're back!

Teacher! I’m so glad you’re back!

Yudith Cardinale V Associate Professor, University Simón Bolívar Dpt. of Informatics and T.I The return to Venezuela, after my third sabbatical year (September 2016-August 2017) differs from the two previous ones in an aspect that will remain in my memory ...
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Science struggles on in my ravaged country

Science struggles on in my ravaged country

Benjamin Scharifker Rector of the Metropolitan University of Caracas
Articule published in Nature, May 2017 ...
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UDO has been out of light for seven months for stealing cabling

UDO has been out of light for seven months for stealing cabling

Since June last year, students from the University of Oriente (UDO) Núcleo de Anzoátegui, in Barcelona, have had to watch classes in the dark due to the theft of the wiring of the power plant located in the area of ...
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Annihilation of basic experimental science in Venezuela

Annihilation of basic experimental science in Venezuela

Nelson Araujo Álvarez Universidad Simón Bolívar
When I was just beginning to study Chemistry and for the first time I entered a scientific research laboratory, I was dazzled by the amount of equipment, instruments and reagents needed to ...
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CLAB: More than 40 years promoting education and integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

CLAB: More than 40 years promoting education and integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

Miriam Ramos, M. Alexandra García-Amado Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research
(editorial published in the journal Interciencia) The Latin American Centre for Biological Sciences (CLAB) is a regional centre created in 1973 by agreement signed between the United Nations Educational, Scientific ...
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Interview of Claudio Bifano, chairman of the executive board of the Latin American Academy of Sciences

Interview of Claudio Bifano, chairman of the executive board of the Latin American Academy of Sciences

Interview given by Claudio Bifano Rizzuti, Venezuelan chemist and chairman of the executive board of the Latin American Academy of Sciences, to El Tiempo on 17 August 2017. At 78 years of age, Venezuelan professor and chemist Claudio Bifano Rizzuti, ...
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The Mathematics department of the UCV can't stay abandoned!

The Mathematics department of the UCV can’t stay abandoned!

Marc Lavielle Inria & Ecole Polytechnique
I had the great chance to do my thesis at the Central University of Venezuela 30 years ago... I remember the pleasure I had to arrive in the morning at the Faculty ...
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Current needs to maintain science and university education in Venezuela.

Claudio Bifano Professor at the Central University of Venezuela
Scientific activity and, consequently, university education, are going through a period of great difficulty in Venezuela, after having managed to build, over more than forty years of serious work, ...
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20 years of memory stolen at the Institute of Tropical Medicine

20 years of memory stolen at the Institute of Tropical Medicine

In March 2016, thieves took away more than 25 CPUs and their flat screens. They opened the security doors, removed all drawers, broke the pipettes and left on the floor the laboratory that tests the toxoplasmosis and chagas. Paper published ...
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