As the world’s second leading killer, cancer is a disease that has touched the lives of nearly everyone across the planet. International Innovation’s Rosemary Peters takes a look at how cancer is affecting the Arab world, with a focus on the Middle East and the Gulf countries
A group of researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Florida is investigating cancer metabolism to improve understanding of the disease. One of the team’s main programmes of research is determining ways to stifle fat producing pathways, to limit the progression of tumours
International Innovation speaks with Dr Iain Foulkes about the forthcoming opening of the Francis Crick Institute, the importance of the organisation’s operating strategy and the diverse ways that Cancer Research UK is funding research that will have true translational impact
Beginning this year, 11 February will be recognised as a global celebration of equal participation and the accomplishments of female researchers across all aspects of science education, training, employment and decision-making processes. Gender inequality hinders the capacity to unlock the full contribution that women in science can make to the world. The past 15 years…
Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer draws on her expertise in the areas of gender, STEM and innovation to explain why the topics under debate at Gender Summit Africa (GS5) are so key to building a truly effective African scientific workforce. Historically and traditionally, cultures and societies around the world have tended to favour the aspirations and success…
International Innovation provides an insight into the mechanisms of malaria, as well as the challenges and successes involved in eradicating the disease, including how scientists are working to develop long-lasting treatments and effective prevention strategies.
International Innovation highlights the impacts of space exploration on society and considers how, as humankind push deeper into space, it may find answers to issues on our home planet.