As well as helping disabled people, science mentorship schemes would improve the quality of research, says Sue Coe.
Election monitors in Egypt and Tunisia are investigating text-messaging for spotting problems as elections unfold.
In this video, experts discuss international strategies to implement resilience in developing countries.
Dr Sithabile Tirivarombo talks to Imogen Mathers about the challenges facing researchers in Southern Africa.
Governments have to do more to help young African researchers succeed, Jan Piotrowski finds.
Last week, the 48 least developed countries submitted a set of plans to the UN to assess their adaptation needs.