What are the decisive factors in a country's research and innovation
systems? What about the links between science and business? We present the
new Dossier of the Social Observatory of the "la Caixa" Foundation.
While the participation of female PhD holders in Portugal is situated above
the EU‑27 average in all fields of knowledge considered, in Spain the
participation of female PhD holders is situated below the European average
in the fields of art, humanities and social sciences.
In the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic, technologies such as the
mobile phone are a double-edged sword. The results of this study show that,
on the one hand, problematic use of mobile technologies is associated with
lower levels of well-being among young adults. On the other hand,
Portuguese young adults believe that mobile technologies have been
essential to their well-being through the lockdowns and social distancing
rules triggered by the pandemic.