STEM and society

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – WHAT ENGINEERS CAN DO TO ADVANCE SDG8

The SDGs provide an integrated framework of social, economic and environmental commitments to advance the development in a rapidly changing and complex world. Economic growth is one of the three key pillars of an integrated approach to sustainable development, among other pillars – social equity and environmental sustainability. Hence, it is important to enhance...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – ENGINEERS PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN ADVANCING SDG6 –‘CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION’?

https://iesl.lk/SLEN/49/SDG7.php As we know, the key role of engineering is to improve the quality of life of people by developing and providing necessary community infrastructure and services. The provision of clean water and access to appropriate sanitation facilities are the key areas of community wellbeing among other essential infrastructure and services required for basic...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – THE ROLE OF ENGINEERS IS THE KEY IN ADVANCING SDG7 –‘AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY’

Energy sector is one of the most essential sectors for national development. Access to affordable, clean, and modern energy sources is important to enable many other basic amenities and services: to power hospitals to operate medical equipment and store vaccines at the required temperatures; to light houses to enable children to study to achieve...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – HOW CAN ENGINEERS CONTRIBUTE TO PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY? BY : Dr. SAJA A.A. MAJEED

https://iesl.lk/SLEN/48/SDG5.php The role of women in engineering has been getting more attention in the recent past, with more voices for increase in women enrolment in STEM. A recent statistics by Harvard Business Reviews (HBR 2016) highlighted that women make up only 20% of engineering graduates, but it’s been estimated that nearly 40% of women...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) – HOW CAN ENGINEERS CONTRIBUTE TO ATTAIN QUALITY EDUCATION IN OUR SOCIETY?

https://iesl.lk/SLEN/47/SDG5.php Education is fundamental to every human being that contribute to develop a healthy and progressive society. Every profession in this world is built on quality education at different levels based on set of qualifications and their respective attributes in a professional environment. The SDG link to Engineering Education, and more largely STEM education...

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