To use screens rationally at home – new campaign shows the way

The Luxembourg Minister of Education Children and Youth, Claude Meisch, and Jeff Kaufmann, campaign coordinator at BEE SECURE, have launched the campaign “Family screens”. At the launch, the Minister pointed out the many obvious advantages of using digital media in education for children and teenagers e.g. in comparison with television …

Government challenging universities on a climate competition

The Norwegian government wants to further activate the universities on the issue of climate change. As it now is launching a climate competition with a focus on the universities’ climate impact. As well as what they do to decrease their environmental footprints. But also to increase the amount of research …

Making citizen science a natural method of research

“We want to build a self-evident and everyday contact between science and citizens why we encourage with the current promotion of research institutions and researchers to establish lasting models of collaboration – because only a continuous cooperation with the citizens for a longer period creates optimum conditions for mutual learning …

Competition better than support for physical activity program

Research from Penn Medicine and Deloitte Consulting LLP using a behaviorally designed gamification program to improve the level of exercise. The researchers found that competition was more engaging to increase the daily step counts than support or collaboration. The focus was directed on combining behavioural insights from gaming elements with …

Cost effective 3D-printing with up to ten materials

3D-printing is seen as one of the most vital technologies in building Industry 4.0. But still, the usefulness can be questioned since cost-effective 3D-printers only print one material at the time. This limits its scope of production dramatically. Even a more advanced 3D-printer that can manage three materials (cost around …