Digital skills and gender equality: perceptions among primary school teachers
The DIGEQUALGENDER project aimed to take advantage of the impetus that the covid-19 pandemic brought to the digitalisation of education and pedagogical practices and educational activities among primary school teachers in mainland Portugal, to find strategies that can promote gender equality in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the first years of basic education.
Looking beyond mobile phones to understand the well-being of Portuguese young adults
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.
Inequalities in covid-19 inequalities research: Who had the capacity to respond?
No projeto em que este artigo se baseia, foram analisados os artigos científicos publicados entre janeiro de 2020 e abril de 2021 sobre as desigualdades associadas à Covid-19.
Research and Innovation in Portugal and Spain
What are the factors that define a country’s research and innovation system? The first Dossier from the Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation analyses the case of Spain and Portugal in international comparison.
Health safety knowledge in Portugal and Spain
This article examines how being motivated by disease prevention (“safety”) or pleasure promotion (“pleasure”) shapes the way people construe sexual health and pursue their sexual goals.
Science-business links in Portugal and Spain: untapped potential for innovation?
In Portugal and Spain, only 6% of PhD holders work in the business sector. There is a broad margin for improvement in the relationship between science and business.